Family, friends say goodbye to 4-year-old shot, killed when family car caught in middle of gun battle

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The funeral for a 4-year-old boy who was shot and killed while riding in his parent's car happens Thursday.

Mahsaan Kelley-Wilson was caught in a rolling gun battle the morning after Father's Day. The little boy was riding in his parents’ car when it was caught in the middle of a rolling gun battle around 2 a.m. They were coming from a family BBQ.

A single bullet tore through the car and hit the little boy. He died at the hospital.

Teddy bears now line the spot where 4-year-old Mahsaan Kelley-Wilson was shot and killed.
Teddy bears now line the spot where 4-year-old Mahsaan Kelley-Wilson was shot and killed.

Teddy bears now mark the spot where Mahsaan was killed. Mahsaan was the youngest and the 47th homicide victim in Kansas City so far in 2016.

As his family lays the little boy to rest, they say they won't rest until they have justice.

Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward to anyone who has information that will lead to an arrest in the little boy's tragic death. Of course, you may also call remain anonymous and call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS.

There will be a townhall meeting on Twitter Thursday night to discuss gun violence prevention.
There will be a townhall meeting on Twitter Thursday night to discuss gun violence prevention.

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