Family asks for help in finding shooter in baby’s death

Martrice Grant, father of 1-year-old Malijha Grant who died in an April drive-by shooting in Kent, holds up photographs of her. Standing next to him is the girl's mother, Lisa Lynch. (Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times)

Kent police said Monday morning they believe the April 16 drive-by slaying of 1-year-old Malijha Grant was gang-related.

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