Model Kelsey Quayle was left brain dead in Georgia after being shot. Picture: Instagram
Model Kelsey Quayle was left brain dead in Georgia after being shot. Picture: Instagram

Shooter found to be behind model's death

A SUDDEN tragedy on the road has left a young woman dead and her family full of questions.

Fox News reports that family members said 28-year-old Kelsey Quayle was shot in the neck as she drove in Georgia on Monday morning.

Model Kelsey Quayle was left brain dead in Georgia after being shot. Picture: Instagram
Model Kelsey Quayle was left brain dead in Georgia after being shot. Picture: Instagram

Kelsey Quayle moved to Georgia a few months ago with her boyfriend, excited to pursue her modelling career in Atlanta.

She got a job at a dentist's office in Riverdale and was driving to work Monday morning when her life took a tragic turn.

Model Kelsey Quayle was left brain dead in Georgia after being shot. Picture: Instagram
Model Kelsey Quayle was left brain dead in Georgia after being shot. Picture: Instagram

Kayleigh Quayle, the victim's sister said, "I just want to know who did this. It's ridiculous. She didn't deserve this."

Family members gathered at Grady Hospital where they took the 28-year-old woman off life support. She died on Wednesday.

She was shot while driving along Upper Riverdale Road near Southern Regional Medical Centre at around seven a-m.

Kayleigh Quayle, victim's sister says, "She was beautiful, she was the sweetest person she was humble she was a model but she never let that get to her head. She loved everybody, everybody loved her."

Model Kelsey Quayle was left brain dead in Georgia after being shot. Picture: Instagram
Model Kelsey Quayle was left brain dead in Georgia after being shot. Picture: Instagram

Officers responded to what they initially believed was a multi-car wreck after Quayle lost control of her vehicle.

Doctors discovered Quayle had been shot after medics transported her to the hospital.

Model Kelsey Quayle. Picture: Instagram
Model Kelsey Quayle. Picture: Instagram

Captain Scott Stubbs, Clayton County PD, "Which we believe was the primary cause of her not being conscious, leaving the roadway into the length of traffic."

Family members told Fox News the bullet entered Quayle's neck, severing her spinal cord at the base of her brain, causing catastrophic brain damage. Her sister can't imagine why anyone would do this. Police turning to the public for help in solving the bizarre case.

Ms Quayle said, "Right now a theory would be road rage, or maybe just a crossfire maybe but we just have so many unanswered questions."

This article originally appeared on Fox News and is republished here with permission


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