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Teen Shot Dead And Her Younger Sister In Serious Condition After Getting Shot While Checking On Outdoor Disturbance Outside Of Their Window

An 18-year-old woman died and her 16-year-old sister was wounded after they were hit by bullets while looking out of their Oak Cliff apartment window.

Nequacia Jacobs and her younger sister, currently unidentified, were taken to the hospital immediately.

Nequacia died from her injuries while her sister remains in critical condition.

Nequacia was shot in the torso and died from her injuries. Her 16-year-old sister was shot in the back but survived.

Investigators revealed that Nequacia and her 16-year-old sister were at their apartment on the 5700 block of Highland Hills Drive at around 2 p.m. when they heard a disturbance outside. 

The sisters both walked over to the second-floor window of their apartment when a man outside shot at them from the ground. 

Police have released photos of the suspect's vehicle, a white Dodge Charger with tinted windows and white rear spoiler. It is believed to be between a 2005 and 2010 model with stock black tires.

Authorities described the suspect as a black male, wearing a dark-colored hoodie with a distinct logo on the back and writing on the left sleeve. 

No arrests have been made yet.

Neighbors said they heard three to five gunshots, followed by screams for help from the girls' siblings.

"One after another, yeah five quick loud pops," said Cedric Wheeler, who lives nearby and heard the gunshots as he was taking out his garbage.

Wheeler said, "Soon as I saw the other sister come down, she had an exit wound coming out of her back and the other officers were trying to calm her down."

Another neighbor, Kimberly Brown, said, "I heard the gunshots and I heard the kids screaming. It's heartbreaking. I could hardly get myself together last night because I was thinking about the kids."

Neighbor Eric Collins is struggling to feel safe in his neighborhood. 

He recalled of the shooting, "I just heard three shots, I was right there by the window just sleeping and I got up. I was fixing to look out the window but said nah, they could still be shooting so I got to the ground and then I heard somebody upstairs falling down and we heard them like screaming."

Neighbors have paid tribute to the late teen by putting up flowers, balloons and teddy bears on the stairway that leads up to Jacobs' apartment unit.

One neighbor shared, "This is going to affect everybody. We're in total shock."

Lewis remembers the first time she met Jacobs when she interviewed the 18-year-old for a job at Wendy's.

She recalled, "She didn't have any work experience, but her smile… She was just willing to learn. I said, 'I'm going to make sure you get hired.' She's been there ever since."

Lewis also said Jacobs was her daughter's classmate and friend. Jacobs was about to graduate from high school.

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