DALLAS - As Dallas police continue looking for the gunman who murdered 18-year-old Nequacia Jacobs and wounded her 16-year-old sister at a South Dallas apartment complex, witnesses are recalling the horrific scene from Saturday afternoon.
Neighbors said they heard three to five gunshots then 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.
"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," Wheeler said.
Neighbors said some of the kids who live in the apartment ran downstairs for help, including a 16-year-old who was shot and trying to get help for her older sister who was also shot.
"She was trying to explain that her sister is not moving at the time, that someone needs to call an ambulance or get some help upstairs as soon as possible, that her sister got shot, her sister's not breathing. Me and my kids and my daughters, we all tried to comfort them the best way we could," said Sharon Scott, a neighbor.
Police said Nequacia Jacobs was shot in the torso and died from her injuries. Her 16-year-old sister was shot in the back but survived.
Dallas police said the girls were in their second-floor apartment when they heard a disturbance outside. When they looked out the window, a man outside shot at them.
Police released these surveillance photos of the suspect in a black hoodie with writing on the back arriving at the apartments in a white 2005 to 2010 Dodge Charger with tinted windows.
Neighbors said family members came by to drop off balloons and teddy bears to remember Jacobs, who was a senior at South Oak Cliff High School getting ready to graduate this May.
Friends described her as a kind, loving person, always smiling and goofy.
Jacob's former manager said she had an after-school job to help support her family and was passionate about wanting to work, always willing to learn.
Her friends they're planning a memorial for her at South Oak Cliff High School Monday. They're asking everyone to wear purple in her honor.