Who was Deshayla Shay Harris?
Deshayla Harris was a reality TV star and one of the Bad Girls Club stars who reportedly died in one of the three separate shootings that occurred in the Virginia Beach resort area on March 26, 2021. According to the Virginia Beach police department, Harris was a bystander at the second shooting incident.
Our thoughts and deepest sympathies go out to Deshayla’s family and loved ones.https://t.co/SwPmLnA5F6
— Bad Girls Club (@BGConOxygen) March 28, 2021
She appeared in the 17th season of BGC, a reality show known for its loud arguments and wild fights. Her nickname was the ‘Firecracker Fashionista.’
Deshayla Harris Biography
Harris is a native of Norfolk, Virginia. Her TV career started when she appeared on Season 17 of Bad Girls Club in 2017. This was the final season of Oxygen’s famous reality series. The subtitle of the season, ‘East Meets West’, put women who repped both coasts up against one another in the mansion.
Harris was named the ‘Firecracker Fashionista’ on the show. The Oxygen Channel reality series brought groups of rebellious women together for a three-month stay in a mansion, scrutinizing their behavior amongst their new peers and seeing if their past track records of bad behavior could be improved upon.
How old was Deshayla Harris?
Born on 23rd May 1992, Deshayla Harris was 29 years old at the time of death, March 26, 2021.
Deshayla Harris Bad Girls Club (BGC)
Deadline reports, as a bystander at the scene of the second shooting in Virginia Beach, Harris found herself in the crosshairs and was hit by a stray bullet. Authorities confirmed that they are working to determine if the three shootings were related and if there are any additional suspects.
They all occurred on Friday, March 26 night. There were no fatalities at the first shooting, however, several people were injured.
The reality star is reported to have died at the scene.
Deshayla Harris Dead
Ms. Harris was identified by family and friends as the woman who was gunned down during the chaotic night in Virginia Beach on Friday.
According to the Virginia Beach Police Department, Harris’s body was located on the 300 block of 19th Street, near Pacific Avenue, after authorities heard gunshots near the initial crime scene at Atlantic Avenue at 20th Street in the Oceanfront Resort area.
Deshayla Harris Instagram
Just hours before the shootings, Harris took to Instagram to share a number of Boomerang clips of her enjoying her night out at what appears to be a restaurant.
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Fans and loved ones added their condolences under the post and also took to other social media platforms to remember Harris.
‘I didn’t get a txt from you this morning you broke my heart Deshayla Shay Harris why you leave us like this my heart hurt so bad bae why you do this man,’ said her sister, Tashara ‘Shani’ Harris, on Facebook. Shani said that the pair texted everyday.
Deshayla Harris Death
Harris’s co-star and friend, Key Hamilton, penned a tribute to her on Instagram one day after her death.
“No matter how much I refused to talk to you…you never took no for an answer you popped up to my show just to prove fixing our friendship meant something to you 🥲 hardest part about losing you is I never fully forgave you 😫😔 I literally let that TV shit stand between us building a connection outside of tv 😔🥲🥲🥲 you didn’t deserve this man this shit jus don’t feel real ….I’m sick affffff 🥲🥲 rest easy Babygirl @missshaybae thank you for always pushing me and supporting me no matter where we were in our friendship…watch over me 🙏🏾 I love you …we literally JUST talked 3 days ago 😫 ”
Virginia Beach Shooting Update
The department has arrested three individuals from the first shooting, 22-year-old Ahmon Jahree Adams of Chesapeake, Virginia, 18-year-old Nyquez Tyyon Baker of Virginia Beach and 20-year-old Devon Maurice Dorsey Jr of Virginia Beach.