The child was not injured, but as a precaution was transported to a nearby hospital to be examined.
“It’s just crazy, it’s just sad,” one witness told the network. “She got family, it’s like a domino effect. Her kids are going to have to grow up without her.”
Eichelberger’s aunt, Thelma Rowell said the woman was “always happy, even when she was going through things, she was always happy.”
A GoFundme has also been set up to support Eichelberger’s family.
The killing put Kansas City’s homicide total at 106 for the year so far. Last year’s total was 150.
The shooter was still at large Tuesday night.
Kansas City mayor Quinton Lucas, who has been publicly working with federal agents to help combat the surge of homicides, addressed the killing.
“That murderer is somewhere out there today,” he said in a statement.
“Somebody knows who did it. Somebody knows perhaps the weapon that was involved in it. We need to do all we can to make sure we prevent tragedies like that one.”