Teenage girl shot dead in Las Vegas was caught in gang warfare crossfire

By ARIEL ZILBER FOR DAILYMAIL.COM

Justise Allen was walking with a group of teenagers on April 27 after they celebrated a birthday at a McDonald’s.A 16-year-old girl who was shot and killed in Las Vegas this past April was likely an innocent bystander in alleged gang warfare that escalated after a Facebook Live conversation.

Justise Allen was walking with a group of teenagers on April 27 after they celebrated a birthday at a McDonald’s.

According to police, Allen was with members of a gang that was allegedly targeted by a rival group, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported.

Another unnamed person, a 19-year-old male, was wounded in the shooting.

During the party, gang members started to communicate with a rival gang through Facebook Live, according to police.

Amir Gibson, 18, who was on the Facebook Live chat, allegedly displayed a handgun and asked where the other gang members who were at the McDonald’s were located.

When the chat ended, the alleged gang members left the restaurant and began walking toward a neighborhood.

Gibson was identified by a witness as a shooter. He was arrested last week.

Gibson told police that he was part of the rival gang, but he denied any part in the shooting.

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