‘I watched her die,’ Twin saw her sister fatally shot after argument at high school basketball game

Ra'eesah Manack
Feb 20, 2019
03:48 P.M.
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Twin saw her sister get shot and die after an argument at a high school basketball game. The entire family is overcome with grief.


The bond between twins is known for being incredibly strong. A set of Missouri twins had their bond severed after a horrifying tragedy took place at school.

One of the sisters An’Janique Wright, 15,  was shot and killed outside a high school basketball game. Her sister Angelique watched in horror as the events unfolded before her.


The grief-stricken teen recounted her twin sister’s final moments on Tuesday night at the Central Academy of Excellence in Kansas City. She told reporters:

“I watched her die. I watched my twin sister die. She just looked at me, her eyes started going into the back of her head.”

An'Janique Wright | Image: GoFundMe page (Taken from her Facebook)


Wright said her sister An’Janique knew she was in danger. She apparently warned her as they left a school basketball game.

Earlier that evening, her twin had been involved in an argument with a woman. The woman was kicked out of the game.

The sister's together | Images: GoFundMe page


However, after the woman was escorted off site, she returned with another woman. Police revealed she then waited outside for An’Janique.

“When they put us out, [An’Janique] said they got something,” the twin said. “She warned everybody. Then a minute later, gunshots.”

Twin sisters when they were younger | Images: GoFundMe


Angelique watched helplessly as the bullet struck her sister in the chest. The teen was killed immediately.

“I didn’t think it was true,” Wright said. “I didn’t think I was seeing my sister dying.”

One of the reported suspects | Twitter: @KCCimefighter


Two women were arrested in connection with the fatal shooting. However, no charges have been filed yet. A GoFundMe page was created to raise money for An'Janique's funeral.

“We had plans,” Wright said. “We planned our whole future together. I don’t think she wanted it to end like this.”

The terrifying story comes just months after a man in New Mexico was arrested for kidnapping children and training them for school shootings. Both stories raise questions pertaining to school safety regulations.