July 24, 2016; 8:33 AM ET
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A young woman fatally shot outside of a bar in Atlanta early Saturday has been identified as Taylor Hayden, the sister of Minnesota State Senator Jeff Hayden.
"It is with a heavy heart that I report that my sister Taylor Hayden has been killed last night in Atlanta," Sen. Jeff Hayden wrote on his Facebook. "She was caught in the crossfire of two rival gangs at a local night club. Please pray for my family."
According to law enforcement officials, Taylor Hayden, 25, was caught in the crossfire in a parking lot outside of Anchor Down Grille and Lounge. Police said she was found shot in the arm and side, and was rushed to Grady Memorial Hospital where she later died.
So far, there have been no arrests and it is unclear what the motive was.
Taylor Hayden grew up in Minnesota where she attended Wayzata High School. She recently graduated from Prairie View A&M University in Texas.
Throughout the duration of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, one group of athletes will be paying close attention to the weather forecast and, in particular, the wind as they go for the gold.
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