Donations pour in for 10-year-old girl shot and killed in Northeast DC

- Donations are now pouring into a GoFundMe page for slain 10-year-old girl Makiyah Wilson.

The young girl was shot and killed on Monday night in Northeast.

The GoFundMe, created by Makiyah's mother, Donnetta Wilson, has already raised of $2,000 of the $10,000 goal.

Donations, as well as condolences, have been coming in from people all over.

Police said on Wednesday that the car involved in the shooting has been located Prince George's County, however, they continue to search for the four masked suspects.

A law enforcement source tells FOX 5 Makiyah was shot in the chest. Officers began CPR before she was rushed to Children's National Medical Center where the rising fifth-grade student was pronounced dead. She had recently celebrated her birthday.

"She was extremely affectionate, she was very vibrant, excited,” said teacher LeAngelo Emperator. “I know we were trying to recruit her for our girls’ basketball team for fifth grade, so she was looking forward to that happening next year.”

Four adults were also wounded in the attack. Three men and one woman. One of the men was flown to a shock trauma center in Baltimore where he is reported to be in critical condition.

According to two law enforcement sources, as many as 50 to 70 shots were fired during the shooting. The video shows three of the suspects appearing to wear all-black clothing while the fourth suspect had on a white hoodie.

"It sounded like a western movie, World War III or something,” said one resident. “It was bad and the next thing you know, everybody just started running and crying.”

Homicide and crime scene investigators spent Tuesday morning working the scene. Just before noon, they released a flyer offering a $25,000 reward for information that will lead to the arrest of the suspects.

"Cowards showed up on our streets in D.C. and used illegal firearms to murder a young, precious little girl," said D.C. Police Assistant Chief Chanel Dickerson.

"They probably don't even know who they killed until they saw the news,” said D.C. Councilmember Vincent Gray (D-Ward 7).

“I really can only speculate of course, but I think it was probably some retaliatory behavior that was going on.”

Anyone who wishes to donate to Makiyah's family can contribute to their GoFundMe page.

Police are asking anyone with information about the shooting or the suspects to call them at (202) 727-9099.

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