Suspect arrested in connection to Topeka drive-by shooting that - KCTV5 News

Suspect arrested in connection to Topeka drive-by shooting that killed girl, 5

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TOPEKA, KS (KCTV) -

An arrest has been made in connection to the death of a 5-year-old Topeka girl who was killed in a drive-by shooting in 2015. 

Jessie Hughes, 21, has been booked on charges of first-degree murder and criminal discharge of a firearm. 

Lily Mai Coats-Nichols was killed July 6, 2015 in the area of SE Golf Park Boulevard and SE Fremont Street. 

Police say she was on her way to see her father when a bullet hit the car she was riding in.

The bullet struck her in the head, leaving Coats-Nichols brain dead. 

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