An 8-year-old girl who was shot in a violent road rage incident last week and was in critical condition has passed away, said reports.

Cassidy Moreno has been identified as the victim.

According to Sgt. Brian Bower with Phoenix police, the drivers of a Jeep Wrangler and a black car got into a fight on the road that led to the unfortunate incident.

Phoenix police and firefighters responded to the area of 16th Street and Greenway Parkway around 11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27.

Cassidy's father says the Jeep's driver appeared irritated because he had turned left in front of him.

According to the police, Sidney Garrand, the 48-year-old Jeep driver, followed the vehicle carrying five passengers, including Cassidy and her two sisters.

Both cars eventually came to a stop at an intersection, and when the men stepped out, they started fighting there. The 28-year-old father allegedly stabbed the other man during the altercation before running back to his car.

Police said the car driver began to drive away, but Garrand allegedly pulled out a gun and began shooting. Cassidy, who was sitting in the middle of the backseat, was hit.

The 8-year-old was rushed to the hospital, but she died on Saturday, Oct. 29.

The girl's family is currently seeking to raise money on GoFundMe for her funeral.

"I am starting a fundraiser for my sister Michelle Hernandez and her little family because they were victims of a road rage incident on their way home from their daughter's award ceremony in which Carlos (dad) and their youngest daughter Cassidy (my niece) suffered injuries," Cassidy's aunt wrote on the site. "Unfortunately my niece succumbed to her injury on Saturday 10/29/22 at 12:00 noon."

After the shooting, the two males were also taken to the hospital. Garrand was treated and released from the hospital, then booked into the Maricopa County jail on Monday, Oct. 31. After his arrest, he refused to speak with detectives and invoked his right to an attorney.

He is charged with homicide and multiple counts of assault.

Authorities previously said that the girl was hospitalized but in stable condition. Early Tuesday, Nov. 1, morning, police confirmed she passed away.

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