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Argument between men led to fatal shooting of former Dunbar cheerleader, police say

Tiara Williams
Tiara Williams Family photo

The investigation continues into a shooting Tuesday night that left a former Dunbar High School cheerleader and recent graduate dead.

Fort Worth police say an argument between two men apparently sparked the shooting in the 6000 block of Prothrow Street.

Tiara Williams, 18, who was not involved in the argument, was seated in the back seat of a car when she was struck in the back, officials say.

Police say the men she was with rushed the injured woman to the Stop 6 Food Store at 5337 Ramey Avenue, less than a mile away, to get help.

She was pronounced dead, however, inside the store at 11:22 p.m.

No arrest had been made as of Friday afternoon.

Williams was a 2017 Dunbar High School graduate who had been a cheerleader in high school, according to a cousin, Ariana Davis.

She’d gone away for college in Oklahoma but was back in town on winter break.

“She was always smiling. She was a very sweet person. You could walk up to her and talk to her about anything and she would give you advice,” Davis said. “When you felt like your day was down, you could talk to her and her smile would pick you up.”

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