Trinity Rayne Ottoson-Smith, 9, dies 2 weeks after being shot in the head on trampoline in Minneapolis

A NINE-year-old girl has died nearly two weeks after being shot in the head on a trampoline in Minneapolis.

Trinity Rayne Ottoson-Smith was shot on May 15 while jumping around with other children.


A person driving in an alley towards the house where the kids were playing then shot from a vehicle before fleeing the scene.

Trinity died from the gunshot wound in hospital on Thursday afternoon, Minneapolis Police said.

The manner of death was determined to be homicide, according to a report from the Hennepin County Medical Examiner.

"She did not deserve this," Nicole Ottoson, Trinity's mom said on a GoFundMe created to to support Trinity.

"She has plans to change the world. She wants to be a teacher," Ms Ottoson said.

"She loves making Tik Toks, doing art, doing makeup, playing Roblox with her friends, playing with her siblings, going on adventures, riding her bike, playing soft ball and basketball and doing gymnastics.

"She has been my shadow. Everyone who knows Trinity loves her."

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