8-year-old child killed while leaving birthday party


A young boy was killed on his way home from a birthday party Wednesday after getting caught in the crossfire of a triple shooting.

Rashid Cunningham, 8, was walking with his adult cousins in Dania Beach, Florida. They were both grazed by bullets and taken to a local hospital, according to local reports.

The third grader's grandmother, who Rashid called "Little Foot," fainted behind the crime scene tape when she arrived at the scene.

WFLA reports she had to be a carried away by friends and neighbors.

Broward Sheriff's spokeswoman Veda Coleman-Wright told local reporters that the shooting occurred at 7:30 p.m.

The shooter is still at large and no arrests have been made, she said.