Family of 8-year-old Jada Page makes plea to the public

DORAL, FLA. (WSVN) - Days after burying their little girl, the heartbroken parents of 8-year-old Jada Page came forward with a painful plea for justice.

This Sunday marks three weeks since the fatal shooting of Jada, on Aug. 28. However, there has yet to be an arrest.

The family of the 8-year-old made their plea with the public, Thursday, at Miami-Dade Police Headquarters in Doral, for help in finding the shooter. “Black car pulled up on the side,” said Jada’s father, James Page. “Guy jumped out and opened fire. The only thing I can think of is my kids is outside of the door. I tried to get to them as quickly as possible. I didn’t make it.”

James was shot in the upper torso and his daughter critically wounded, which led to her death, two days later.

“This little girl lost her life for nothing,” said Miami-Dade Police Department Assistant Director Freddy Ramirez. “His family is destroyed because someone was cowardly to shoot at the father for no reason.”

According to police, they have received tips but need more. “The community we love, we can’t get no answers from,” Page said.

Police and volunteers handed out flyers Thursday in hopes that someone will come forward. The community has also held rallies, calling for an end to the violence.

Rosalind Brown, Jada’s mother, is hopeful someone will step forward. “We know somebody knows,” she said. “Say something, like, give us some sort of peace of mind. It’s justice for Jada. At least, if not for us, for her. Some sort of peace, that’s all we askin’ for.”

Brown has set up a GoFundMe page and hopes to double the Crime Stoppers reward amount. If you’d like to contribute, go to https://www.gofundme.com/2mustjpm.

If you have any information on the shooting death of this 8-year-old girl, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $25,000 reward.

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