Trinity Gay poses for a photo with her father Tyson after winning the 100 metres at a 2014 meet in Georgetown, Kentucky.
Trinity Gay poses for a photo with her father Tyson after winning the 100 metres at a 2014 meet in Georgetown, Kentucky. Mark Maloney

Fourth man charged over shooting of Olympic sprinter's daughter

A FOURTH person has been charged over the fatal shooting of US Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay's 15-year-old daughter Trinity.

Witnesses told police gunfire was exchanged between two vehicles early on Sunday.

Trinity (pictured with her dad) was hit by a round.

Lexington police said 20-year-old Lamonte A Williams has been charged with wanton endangerment.

Three men charged with wanton endangerment previously pleaded not guilty on Monday and face a October 25 court date.

They are 38-year-old Chazerae Taylor; his 19-year-old son, D'Markeo Taylor; and 21-year-old Dvonta Middlebrooks.

Middlebrooks also is charged with possession of a firearm by a felon.

News media report the Taylors were released from jail on Wednesday on $5000 cash bond each.

Tyson Gay has said that from talking with police that he believes his daughter was an innocent bystander.



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