Minnesota State Senator’s Sister Fatally Shot in Atlanta

Sen. Jeff Hayden's sister was caught in the crossfire outside Atlanta bar

A young woman was fatally shot outside of a bar in Atlanta early Saturday, the woman has been identified as Taylor Hayden, sister of Minnesota State Senator, Jeff Hayden.

Sen. Hayden wrote on his personal Facebook page, “It is with a heavy heart that I report that my sister Taylor Hayden has been killed last night in Atlanta. She was caught in the crossfire of two rival gangs in a local nightclub. Please pray for my family.”

Taylor Hayden, 25, was shot around 5 a.m. Saturday in the parking lot of the Anchor Down Grille & Lounge in northeast Atlanta, according to law enforcement officials.

She was taken to an area hospital, where she died of her injuries. No one has been arrested and police were not saying more about the motive.

The investigation is on-going.

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