Brian Deshan Luster (L) and Khloe Fennell (R)

Brian Deshan Luster, on the left, and Khloe Fennell, on the right. (Durham Police Department; Obituary)

Khloe Fennell was all of 5 years old when she was shot several times in her own home and killed earlier this summer by her first cousin, according to law enforcement in North Carolina.

The alleged killer is the cousin of Brittany Dash, who is Fennell’s mother.

Another girl, Destiny Sidberry, 15, used her own body in an effort to protect her younger cousin. She sustained seven gunshots during the would-be massacre and miraculously survived.

“Tell Brittany I tried,” Sidberry said as police arrived.

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