In the shooting outside the Virginia bar, a Virginian-Pilot reporter, Sierra Jenkins was reportedly shot and killed on this early Saturday morning. Sierra was a Virginian-Pilot newspaper reporter and also a former CNN news assistant who was one of two people killed in the shooting. At the time of her death, she was 25-years-old. According to the reports by Virginian-Pilot, Journalist Sierra Jenkins was caught in the crossfire outside of an eatery and bar on downtown Norfolk’s Granby Street. It is heartbreaking to hear about the passing of the bravest and most talented journalist.
Since the news of her passing went viral on social media, many people took Twitter and Facebook to pay tributes to her and expressed their deep condolence to her family during the difficult time. Along with this, the reports were shared by the Pilot that Saturday would have been the shift of Jenkins to cover the breaking news for the newspaper. When her editor called her to take her to cover the shooting, she couldn’t be contacted her.
What Was Sierra Jenkins Cause of Death?
With this, her family told Pilot that Jenkins was with her friend at the Chicho’s Pizza Backstage as the restaurant was closed due to the ongoing argument outside the bar, and later, the shooting began there. During the gunfight, she struck between them, and later, she was taken to the Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, the Journalist was pronounced dead, as per the paper’s report. In this horrific incident, a total of five people were injured due to the shot, including Devon M. Harris (25) of Portsmouth, who later died due to his wounds, according to the Norfolk Police Department.
Cops also added that three people were admitted to the hospital, with one having life-threatening injuries. The officer reached to the gunfire spot at around 2 AM and found Jenkins and two other men who were badly injured due to gunshot. Devon M. Harris was pronounced dead at the scene and the second person was transported to the hospital for further treatment.
Who Was Sierra Jenkins?
Along with this, two more men were also found at the gunfire scene who had non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. They were also taken to the hospital for treatment. Jenkins was the oldest of three siblings. She celebrated her 25th birthday on March 13. Just a few weeks ago, she moved to her first apartment in Virginia Beach. Her father told that Jenkins was a hardworking, loving and caring woman who loved to work as a journalist. Jenkins was a shining star of the family.