Former Selma High girls basketball player killed in shooting; suspect arrested

Published 8:45 am Monday, January 10, 2022

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A former Selma High girls All-Star basketball player was killed in a shooting on Sunday night.

Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson said that Aaliyah Hatcher was shot multiple times in a shooting on Sunday night at Minter Avenue. Tremark Atkins, 24, is charged with murder of Hatcher, Jackson said.

Jackson and friends of Hatcher said that shooting happened between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Hatcher was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time later.

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Hatcher is a two-time selection on The Selma Times-Journal All-Dallas County basketball team and played a season at Wallace Community College-Selma.

The incident is being investigated by the SPD.

This is the second homicide for Selma in 2022.