An “absolute one-of-a-kind” former baby actress had died too quickly. 

Jonshel Alexander, who made her appearing debut within the critically acclaimed 2012 drama, Beasts of the Southern Wild, has died. Jonshel and an unnamed man had been reportedly shot inside a car in New Orleans on Saturday, Nov. 27, in accordance with the Related Press (via NBC News). Per the report, citing police, the previous baby star was pronounced useless on the scene whereas the person drove to a hospital. Jonshel was 22 years previous. 

Practically a decade earlier, the New Orleans native was solid as Pleasure Sturdy within the Louisiana-set film. Jonshel was round 12 years previous on the time. 

On Dec. 1, Quvenzhané Wallis, who starred within the lead function, Hushpuppy, honored her former co-star with a tribute on social media. “When had been filming we had been at all times collectively and that i want i might return in time so i can see you once more,” she tweeted. “I like you. you may be missed by so many. #jonshel #gonetoosoon #prayersgoingup.”