Deshayla Harris –one of the stars of ‘Bad Girls Club’ – died after being the victim of one of the several shootings that occurred in her home state … TMZ has confirmed.
Virginia Beach police confirmed Deshayla’s identification Saturday as one of two deaths resulting from three separate shootings Friday night … which appear to be unrelated, but occurred within a short time. The other victim is 25 years old. Donovan Lynch.
Police say Deshayla was a bystander in the second shooting, in which a stray bullet from the crossfire struck her. Police do not believe this was a mass shooting, simply shots coming from disputed matches near the beachfront area of the city, where all the tourist centers are located.
Deshayla is said to have died at the scene. More than eight other people were injured by the shooting, and police say they have 3 people in custody in connection with at least one of them. Ahmon adams, Nyquez baker and Devon Dorsey Jr. They were arrested and charged with several different charges, including assault, reckless use and handling of a firearm, among others. VBPD says none of these guys were involved in the shooting that killed Deshayla … it’s unclear if any suspects have yet been arrested for that.
Deshayla is known for her appearance on ‘BGC’ season 17 … which was nicknamed ‘East Meets West’. She was beaten on the show as the Firecracker Fashionista. Deshayla was portrayed as a feisty and proud East Coaster. She was a fighter too – she got into a memorable fight with another cast member, Francesca, after spitting in his face.
Despite the bad blood on the show, it appears that some of her fellow co-stars sent their condolences upon learning that she had been murdered, including Key marie who posted a tribute to Deshayla on Instagram.
She writes, “No matter how much I refused to talk to you … you never took no for an answer, you appeared on my show just to show that fixing our friendship meant something to you 🥲 the hardest thing about losing you is that I never completely forgave you 😫😔 I literally let that television shit come between us building a connection outside of television 😔🥲🥲🥲 you didn’t deserve this man, this shit doesn’t feel real … I’m sick affffff 🥲🥲 rest easy babe “
Deshayla’s latest IG post from Friday appears to show her in downtown Norfolk, VA, which is a stone’s throw from where she was finally shot and killed.