Kennedy Maxie Wiki – Kennedy Maxie Biography
Kennedy Maxie was a 7-years-old girl who died days after she was struck by a stray bullet while Christmas shopping with her family in Buckhead. She lived in Cobb County and attended Sedalia Park Elementary.
RIP to 7-year-old Kennedy Maxie who died over the weekend days after being struck by a stray bullet while Christmas shopping with her family at Phipps Plaza.
This is so sad, please stop the violence and please keep her family in your thoughts and prayers. 😢🙏 pic.twitter.com/8We0XQfs7y
— Everything Georgia (@GAFollowers) December 28, 2020
Kennedy Maxie has died at the age of 7.
Kennedy Maxie Cause of Death
Maxie was shot in the head by a stray bullet after Christmas shopping with her family in Atlanta has died, marking another fatality in a city suffering from a spike in gun violence.
Kennedy Maxie succumbed to her injuries Saturday night, the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office told news outlets Sunday. The young girl had been in critical condition since she was struck while riding in a car Dec. 21 near the popular Phipps Plaza mall in the city’s Buckhead neighborhood.
Several men in a nearby parking lot had gotten into a fight that led to gunfire. Police have been examining surveillance footage from the scene in an attempt to identify a suspect, but no arrests have been made.
This is 7-year-old Kennedy Maxie. She was shot in the head while she was in the car with family passing Phipps Plaza in Buckhead. Police believe an argument in the area of the mall lead to her being hit by the stray bullet. There's a $15,000 reward for info @FOX5Atlanta pic.twitter.com/HR7Z6zCabZ
— Eric Perry (@Ericperrytv) December 23, 2020
In a statement to news outlets, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said police have significant leads in the investigation, and urged the public to provide information that will lead to the arrests of the careless and heartless people responsible for Kennedy’s death.
Our hearts are broken by the senseless murder of Kennedy, Bottoms said. While the Atlanta Police Department has significant leads in the apprehension of those responsible, it does not erase the pain felt when a beautiful, vibrant, and loving child is tragically taken from her family.
Kennedy’s death comes as city officials grapple with a spike in slayings across Atlanta. There have been 155 homicides in the city this year, making it the deadliest year Atlanta has had in more than two decades.