NORFOLK, Va. — A former Atlanta news reporter was shot and killed Saturday morning when she was caught in the crossfire in downtown Norfolk, Virginia.

25-year-old Sierra M. Jenkins, of Norfolk, was a reporter for The Virginian-Pilot and Daily Press. She died at the hospital and was among five struck. 

According to the newspaper, Jenkins earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Georgia State University in December 2019 and worked as an intern at Atlanta Magazine and CNN before joining The Pilot in December 2020.