Trinity Gay, also a talented runner, is believed to have been hit while eating at a Cook Out branch in Lexington, Kentucky.
It is understood gunfire was being exchanged between two vehicles.
She was taken to hospital for treatment but died from her injuries just before 5am today.
Tyson Gay’s daughter shot dead: 15 year-old Trinity killed by 4am shootout crossfire at restaurant
Police revealed they have two people of interest in the case they are questioning because their car matched the description of of the Charger involved in the shootout.
They are still looking for the other vehicle that was involved.
Trinity was a top junior sprinter herself and believed to have been following in her father’s footsteps on the athletics tracks.
Footage has emerged of the youngster racing competitively.
She was reportedly a rising star on the track team at Lafayette High School