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sprinter gay's daughter, 15, killed

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The 15-year-old daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay was fatally shot in the neck, authorities and the sprinter's agent said Sunday, and police arrested a man in connection with the shooting.

Trinity Gay died at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, the coroner's office for Fayette County said. Dvonta Middlebrooks, 21, was arrested and charged with wanton endangerment and possession of a firearm by a felon, police said.

Officers went to the parking lot of a restaurant near the University of Kentucky campus about 4 a.m. Sunday after witnesses reported an exchange of gunfire between two vehicles, police said. Officers found one of the vehicles and stopped two people for questioning.

Middlebrooks was in the parking lot and fired multiple shots at the time of the shooting, police said.

Police didn't believe Trinity Gay was in either of the vehicles involved, police spokeswoman Brenna Angel said.

Tyson Gay, 34, competed in the past three Summer Olympics.

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Murray wins sixth title of '16

Andy Murray won his sixth title of the year with a 7-6 (7-1), 6-1 victory over 15th seed Roberto Bautista Agut at the Shanghai Masters in China, matching his season-high total from 2009. Murray, seeded second, got his ATP Tour-best 65th match win of the season.

Generali Ladies: No. 2 seed Dominika Cibulkova won her third title of the year, beating 10th seed Viktorija Golubic 6-3, 7-5 in the final at Linz, Austria, and earned a berth in the season-ending WTA Finals for the first time. Golubic advanced to the final after third-seeded American Madison Keys pulled out of the event hours before their semifinal Saturday with what tournament organizers said was a cold. But the WTA said Sunday that because of Keys' performance in the tour's Asian swing, she became the seventh player to qualify for the WTA Finals.

Hong Kong Open: Former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki, the fifth seed, defeated unseeded Kristina Mladenovic 6-1, 6-7 (7-4), 6-2 to win her second title in Asia in the past month.

ET CETERA

soccer: Southampton striker Charlie Austin scored twice against former club Burnley in a 3-1 English Premier League win. Host Southampton climbed to eighth in the standings. … In Spain, host Barcelona beat Deportivo La Coruna 4-0 in the return of Lionel Messi, staying in fourth place with 16 points, one less than Sevilla, which won 3-2 at Leganes. … In MLS, D.C. United clinched a third straight playoff appearance with a 3-1 win over New York City FC, and the host Chicago Fire eliminated the New England Revolution from playoff contention with a 2-1 win.

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