ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - The family of the little girl killed in a shooting would have turned 9-years-old Sunday.
Saturday, her grandmother said Sunni Reza was just in town for a few weeks visiting her father.
A summer trip she often looked forward to.
She had just finished the second grade at Hagerman Elementary School and loved playing most sports including basketball.
Sunni's grandmother says the active 8-year-old was playing basketball with her dad at the Alamosa Community Center just moments before the shooting .
She also had big plans for the future, one day wanting a career.
"She did tell me one day that she was going to grow up, have lots of kids so I could take care of them and she could go to work," Estella Reza, her grandmother, said. "She was so silly…she was a very silly girl."
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