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Teen Girl Killed in Outbreak of Shootings in Fort Worth

Arlington girl fatally shot on East Rosedale Sunday night, no arrests made

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A 17-year-old high school student from Arlington who dreamed of being a nurse was shot and killed in a violent weekend in Fort Worth.

Cheyenne Moore was a junior at Arlington Martin High School, her family said.

She was shot in the 5700 block of East Rosedale Sunday evening and later died at John Peter Smith Hospital, police said.

"She was a good kid," her Aunt Sophia Jones said. "She loved everybody. She just wanted to be loved."

Her family said her murder was a mystery and didn't know anyone who would want to harm her.

"Wrong place, wrong time," Jones said. "It was an innocent 17-year-old girl who has lost her life over stupidity."

About 9:25 p.m., police responded to another shooting at the QuikTrip at 6601 Brentwood Stair Road. Officers found a 37-year-old man shot in a car in the parking lot and helped render aid until medics arrived. The victim was transported to the hospital with injuries that police said were serious but not life-threatening.

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Fort Worth police investigate a shooting at a Quick Trip gas station on Jan. 12, 2020.

In yet another shooting at 11:24 p.m., a 16-year-old boy was shot in the upper torso in the 6100 block of Ramey Avenue, police said. The victim's condition and further details have not yet been confirmed.

Minutes later, police also responded to a shooting at a house in the 7800 block of Novella Drive in South Fort Worth. A 19-year-old man was transported to the hospital in stable condition, police said. What led to that shooting has not yet been revealed.

Police don't believe the rash of shootings were related but have made no arrests so far, Fort Worth police spokesman Officer Tracy Carter said.

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