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3 arrested in connection to death of Olympian Tyson Gay's daughter

Trinity Gay, 15, left, was killed in a shooting early Sunday morning in Lexington. She is the daughter of U.S. Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay, right. (Source: Facebook) Trinity Gay, 15, left, was killed in a shooting early Sunday morning in Lexington. She is the daughter of U.S. Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay, right. (Source: Facebook)
Trinity Gay attended school in Lexington. (Source: Fayette County Public Schools) Trinity Gay attended school in Lexington. (Source: Fayette County Public Schools)

LEXINGTON, KY (WAVE) – Three people have been arrested in connection to the shooting death of the daughter of Olympian and Lexington native Tyson Gay that occurred early Sunday morning. 

According to police the shooting happened 4 a.m. Sunday in the parking lot of a restaurant located in the 800 block of S. Broadway - not far from the University of Kentucky campus. Witnesses reported an exchange of gunfire between two vehicles. 

Trinity Gay, 15, was struck at the scene and transported to UK Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. 

Sunday evening the Lexington Police Department said it arrested 21-year-old Dvonta Middlebrooks in connection to the shooting. Middlebrooks was charged with wanton endangerment and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. According to his arrest citation, investigators determined that Middlebrooks was in the restaurant parking lot and fired multiple shots at the time of the incident. 

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Sunday night the LPD said two other individuals have been charged in the shooting. Chazerae M. Taylor, 38, and D’markeo C. Taylor, 19, who are father and son, were each charged with wanton endangerment. 

Police have also recovered a second vehicle that was described by witnesses as leaving the scene of the shooting. 

The investigation is still ongoing, according to the LPD. 

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