Tragedy struck this quiet street...leaving a family with only memories of their little girl.
Barbara Lamb said her grand-daughter, Kristyana, loved playing soccer, basketball and swimming.
"Just a wonderful child."
Kristyana's father, John Jackson, didn't want to go on camera, but said his daughter was quote "full of energy and full of life. She was very smart, very compassionate, and she loved her baby brother. Kids will be kids, but she was pretty much perfect. She's my baby."
"I called her 'Lil Bit,'" says grandmother, Lamb.
Family members aren't the only ones who've been touched by Krystana's short life. Neighbors and friends showered the grieving family with notes and flowers all day.
What happened here Friday is still surreal. Kristyana and her mother Kimi Jackson were returning home from a football game Friday night.
"They came out of nowhere, my daughter started screaming," says Lamb.
Lamb says Kimi had parked her car in the drive and was met on the porch by three men.
"Her husband came to the door and that's when they opened fire and Kristyana caught a bullet... in her head."
Kristyana's father was shot three times and one bullet shattered his shoulder. She underwent surgery late Saturday afternoon and at first doctors were optimistic.
"He said 'hey everything went better than I thought it was going to go. But then Saturday night, things went downhill."
Her health was failing quickly and Sunday afternoon she died.
"There was just nothing more that could be done, so they had to let her go," says Lamb through tears.
Family members tell us Kristyana's memory will live on. In fact her organs were donated.
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