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2 dead in birthday party shooting in Fort Worth

FORT WORTH -- A child has died from gunshot wounds suffered late Sunday at a birthday party shooting that also killed a woman believed to be her grandmother and wounded four others, including three children.

Queshawn Stevenson, 5, died at 3:30 a.m. Monday at Cook Children's Medical Center, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner's office.

She was taken to the hospital by helicopter following the shooting at 8:20 p.m. at the Village Creek Townhouses in the 5700 block of Anderson Street in southeast Fort Worth.

The child was shot in the neck and stomach, police said.

The gunfire also fatally wounded Annette Stevenson, 48, whose home is listed at the address where the shooting occurred. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Authorities believe that Queshawn is Stevenson's granddaughter.

Officers said late Sunday that witnesses saw a man drive up in a green sedan about 8:20 p.m. and fired into the home.

"With the number of bullets fired into the house, it would appear that this family was targeted," Fort Worth police Lt. Scott Conn said.

He said police have leads in the case, but no arrests were reported early Monday morning.

Two girls, 9 and 10, were taken to Cook Children's with injuries not believed to be life-threatening, police said.

They said that a 36-year-year-old woman was shot in the leg and face; she may have been the person who, according to a dispatcher for MedStar Ambulance Service, was taken to Harris Methodist Fort Worth Hospital.

Another child from the party went by private vehicle to a local hospital with a graze wound on her head, police said.

"I am angry because they shot at kids," said Martha Reed, who said she is the niece of the woman who was killed. "It doesn’t make any sense."

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