BALTIMORE (WMAR) - A family is in mourning -- after a stray bullet kills an innocent bystander in Northeast Baltimore.
Larelle Amos was 22 years old. She leaves behind a fiancé, a one-year-old son and a family trying to get through the shock of it all.
City police confirm that Amos was not the intended target of the shooting, which happened early Sunday morning.
Amos graduated from Kenwood High School in 2008, and worked at a local bank.
Saturday night she was at a party at her aunt's home on The Alameda. After the party, early Sunday morning, she stood outside in front of the steps, talking to her aunt.
Two cars sped by, then stopped on the next block, at least 100 yards away from them.
"We saw them get out of the car first and then we heard the gunshots," said Amos' aunt, Lesha Murray.
They both dropped to the ground, but then Murray realized her niece had been struck in the chest.
"Her last words were call 911," she said.
Rescue crews took Amos to the hospital, but she did not survive. "We didn't think that she was going to leave us. But she left us and we miss her. Dearly we miss her," Murray said.
Now family members are planning a funeral. And they're hoping police won't need witnesses or a long investigation to solve the case. They want to gunman to turn himself in.
"I hope that his conscience does something to him to make him come forward so that we can rest so that we know that there is justice for her and her son," Murray said.
If you have any information about this shooting you can call Metro Crimestoppers. The number is 1-866-7-LOCKUP.
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