Harris County Sheriff's Office deputies found Anthoni Terrell, 28, shot in the head next to the car at 11:50 p.m. in a town home parking lot, KPRC reported.
The girl was not injured. She was taken to Child Protective Services and reunited with her mother, KPRC reported.
Investigators are searching for the shooter.
@HCSOTexas deputies responding to a shooting at 1299 Ella Blvd, children were in vehicle. One adult male was struck and transported by car to ambulance. Scene is active and deputies searching for suspects/vehicle #HouNewspic.twitter.com/oX5VTUj0vg