“They took her life away. I don’t understand it,” said the girl’s grandfather, Sherman Brown to WPXI. “I just took her last Wednesday to her cheerleading and she was supposed to go tomorrow to Pittsburgh for a competition. Now she can’t go.”
Thomas was a fourth grade cheerleader at Washington Park School.
“You don’t shoot kids. You don’t mess with young kids. Why? They never did anything you,” said Brown.
No arrests have been made. Police are asking for help with finding the gunman.