Calyia Stringer Death: Cause of Death – The East St Louis Police Department has identified the victim who died due to a stray bullet fired from outside her home.
Calyia Stringer aged 3, was pronounced dead following a stray bullet that hit her on the head while watching TV inside a residence in the Roosevelt Homes Public Housing Complex on Sunday night.
The incident happened around 9 p.m. on Sunday night in East St. Louis.
Chief Perry Kendall said: “This is an incident where she was innocently watching TV and hit by stray gunfire.”
Pastor of Calvary Church Cahokia, Stringer’s pastor said, “Calyia was a ball of joy. Fun and lovable, happy, and a big fan of Peppa Pig, I watched her grow up as an infant until a toddle. Fun, lovable, full of joy. It was never a dull moment around her.”
The shooter has not been identified, but a rigorous investigation is ongoing, according to The East St Louis Police Department.
The community of East St. Louis is in great shock following this incident.