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Police hunt for Maryland man in toddler's killing

LANDOVER, Md. -- Police are on the hunt for a killer who fatally gunned down a three-year-old girl in a Washington, D.C. suburb Sunday afternoon, according to Prince George's County Police.

Knijah Amore Bibb, 3, of Washington, D.C. was at a cousin's house in Landover, Md. visiting with other children when shots rang out, reports CBS affiliate WUSA9.

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Police are searching for Davon Antwan Wallace, 25, who has been charged with murder in the death of a three-year-old Washington, D.C. girl.
Prince George's County police
The shooting happened after an argument between two men that escalated, police said. The girl's grandmother told the station the argument was sparked over clothing.

The suspect, who police have identified as Davon Antwan Wallace, 25, was fighting with the girl's cousin who lived at the home because he thought the clothes he was wearing belonged to him, reports the station.

Wallace allegedly left and returned a short time later with a gun. He fired several times, hitting the child inside the home around 1:45 p.m., police said.

"He knew the kids were in there, why would he just come in and shoot like that?" the girl's grandmother told the station.

The girl didn't appear to be a target, police said.

Knijah was rushed to a hospital a short time later, where she died of the critical gunshot wound. Wallace fled, according to police.

Police have charged Wallace, of Landover, with first-degree murder. They're still searching for him, police told CBS News' Crimesider.

A reward of up to $25,000 is being offered in the case. If you have information on Wallace's whereabouts, call either 301-772-4925 or Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS.

  • Crimesider Staff

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