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Friends Remember Allen HS Cheerleader Shot To Death

Friends Remember Allen HS Cheerleader Shot To Death


SHE MADE EVERYONE SMILE. SHE WAS FRIENDS WITH EVERYONE. DIDN’T MATTER WHO YOU WERE. A NORTH TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADER KILLED. TONIGHT POLICE ARE DESPERATELY SEARCHING FOR HER KILLER. THE CLUES THEY HAVE AND THE HELP THEY STILL NEED TO TRY TO SOLVE THE CASE. HER FRIENDS DESCRIBE HER AS BEING SMART AND BEING KIND. NOW THEY’RE MOURNING THE SUDDEN DEATH OF 16-YEAR-OLD A’MYA BATIE. I’M KEN MOLESTINA IN FOR DOUG DUNBAR. TONIGHT A’MYA DIED LAST NIGHT IN A SHOOTING AT A LEWISVILLE SHOPPING CENTER OFF OF I-35. ANDREA LUCIA IS LIVE TONIGHT AT ALLEN HIGH SCHOOL WHERE SHE WENT TO SCHOOL. ANDREA, THAT COMMUNITY CLEARLY GRIEVING TONIGHT? Reporter: ABSOLUTELY. LEWISVILLE POLICE SAY THEY HAVE NO SUSPECT, NO MOTIVE IN THIS SHOOTING. THEY DO TELL US THERE WERE PLENTY OF PEOPLE IN THAT AREA LAST NIGHT, WHO MIGHT HAVE INFORMATION VALUABLE TO THIS INVESTIGATION. THEY WANT TO HEAR FROM THEM. BUT PEOPLE HERE IN ALLEN WHO WERE HER FRIENDS SAY THEY LOST SOMEONE PRETTY INCREDIBLE IN ALL OF THIS. CELL PHONE VIDEO SHOWS A’MYA BATIE LEAVING HER COMPETITION AT A PRAYER LAST NIGHT. SHE WAS SMART. SHE WAS KIND, SHE WAS IN THE WRONG PLACE AT THE WRONG TIME. Reporter: HER FRIENDS TOLD US THEY’RE STRUGGLING TO UNDERSTAND HOW THE 16-YEAR-OLD BECAME A VICTIM OF GUN VIOLENCE. SHE WAS ABOUT TO START HER SENIOR YEAR. SHE JUST EARNED HER LETTERMAN. Reporter: LEWISVILLE POLICE SAY A’MYA WAS SHOT IN THE CHEST IN THE PARKING LOT OF THE LAKE PLAZA SHOPPING CENTER. THE YOUNG MAN SHE WAS WITH WAS ALSO SHOT AND LISTED IN CRITICAL CONDITION. CONFIRMING IT RENTED ITS SPACE TO SOMEONE THROWING WHAT THEY DESCRIBED AS A HIGH SCHOOL PARTY, AND SAID THEY PROVIDED INFORMATION ON THE EVENT TO INVESTIGATORS. THE PERSON THAT DID THIS HAD NO IDEA HOW MANY LIVES THIS YOUNG LADY TOUCHED. Reporter: A’MYA’S TEAM SET UP A GOFUNDME PAGE. EXEMPLIFYING THE SAME POSITIVE, HARD WORKING ATTITUDE SHE DID. SHE SAID, YOU KNOW, I WANT TO BE ON VARSITY, AND SHE WORKED REALLY HARD. SHE DID THAT. SHE BUSTED HER BUTT TO GET ON THAT TEAM AND IT’S SAD TO SEE THAT IT WAS CUT SO SHORT. WITHOUT HER IT’S GOING TO BE REALLY HARD FOR ALL OF US. Reporter: THE CHEERLEADERS HERE AT ALLEN HIGH SCHOOL SAY THEY PLAN TO DISPLAY THE LETTER A THROUGHOUT THE SCHOOL HERE. A SMALL SIGN THAT THEY HAVE NOT

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