ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta police say a woman was fatally shot in the parking lot of a local bar when two groups of men began firing at each other.
Multiple news reports said the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office identified her as Taylor Hayden of Texas. She was the sister of Minnesota state Sen. Jeff Hayden.READ MORE: VIDEO: Youths In Custody After Fireworks Display Ignited Inside Eagan Hy-Vee, Police Say
Local news media reported it happened at the Anchor Down Grille & Lounge around 5 a.m. Saturday.
Police spokeswoman Elizabeth Espy said two groups of men were shooting at each other in the parking lot, and Hayden was hit. She was pronounced dead at Grady Memorial Hospital.READ MORE: Andy Slavitt, Fmr. Biden Advisor, Pens Book On What U.S. 'Could Have Done Better' In COVID Response
The senator said on Facebook that his sister had been caught in the crossfire between two gangs.
Police say they have a suspect.MORE NEWS: University of Minnesota Vows To Boost Safety Measures After Shootings In Dinkytown
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