A 4-month-old baby reportedly got orphaned after her parents were shot dead by their neighbors in a “minor personal dispute” over a dog in Hartford, Connecticut on Sunday, June 19.

The 4-month-old baby's parents Christina Dang, 27, and Chase Garrett, 39, along with a third victim, a woman who police say lived at the same address as the couple, were shot at their apartment on 67 Franklin Avenue by their neighbors after an argument over a dog. The couple was pronounced dead at the scene of the shooting. Meanwhile, the third victim was rushed to a hospital in critical condition. Her identity has not yet been released, the Daily Beast reported.

“This is a tragic series of events, and it is heartbreaking to think that two people have lost their lives, and a third person remains in critical condition, because of a minor personal dispute that escalated into violence,” Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin said.

Dang’s older sister, Julie, said that her sister leaves behind a 4-month-old baby. Julie added that Dang “was a beautiful soul full of life” and that she had just given birth in February.

“She was a mother to a 4-month-old, Chosen, and she lost her life over a senseless argument,” she said. “It’s hard for a child to lose two parents on the same night and on Father’s Day, a day that should be loved and, you know.”

Following the shooting incident, the baby was taken into the custody of the Department of Children and Families, People reported.

Meanwhile, the investigating officers reported that they have identified a person of interest in the shooting and that they are working on tracking him down. They added that they have located a vehicle that may have been driven away from the scene by the person of interest.

Even though the investigators are still working on the case, Hartford Police Chief Jason Thody revealed that the investigators believe that the dispute between the neighbors started over a dog. The nature of the argument is believed to have escalated to becoming physical and is believed to have ended up in a shooting.

No further details were available on the circumstances of the argument. However, officers added that they had not previously responded to any altercations between the neighbors.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Hartford Police Department's tip line at 860-722-8477.

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