"When she said Jazmine the third time, I turned the light on in the auto and turned around and looked at my baby", Washington said.
On Saturday, the Texans will play the Indianapolis Colts in Houston in an AFC Wildcard playoffs game.
Investigators say he pulled up alongside the auto Jazmine Barnes was riding in Sunday with her family and fired into the vehicle. Jazmine died at the scene and her mother, LaPorsha Washington, suffered a gunshot wound to the arm.
According to CNN, Washington said she feels the shooting may have been motivated by racism, noting that her vehicle did not have tinted windows, and the gunman could see "a black mother with four handsome children, girls, in this auto".
Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez speaks during a news conference, Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, in Houston.
"The police got there and they were just asking: 'Who got shot and who I was beefing with?" They were stopped at a traffic light when the gunman, driving a red pickup truck, opened fire without apparent warning or provocation. They said the man had stubble, like a 5 o'clock shadow, and was wearing a black hoodie.
"So, whatever the motivation may be for someone to be able to call in with that tip and get some extra money we are all for it", Gonzalez said Wednesday.
Take a look at the sketch of Jazmine Barnes' alleged shooter below. "Black people are being targeted in this country", Muhammad told the Houston Chronicle.
Authorities on Thursday also released a short video of what they believe is the red truck the suspect drove.
Jazmine's family believes the shooting was a hate crime, especially since the gunman appeared to have deliberately looked inside both sides of the auto before he opened fire, their attorney Lee Merritt told reporters on Thursday.
Investigators on Thursday released a composite sketch of a suspect in the shooting death of a 7-year-old girl in the Houston area over the weekend. Black people are being targeted in this city. However, he also said detectives are investigating whether the two shootings are connected. "He's going to turn himself in", Washington said.
Cevilla, told reporters his daughter was a "loving, caring" young girl, and launched a gofundme for expenses related to her death, which as of Thursday afternoon had raised more than $40,000.