Cheerleader Shot After Teammate Opens Wrong Car Door

April 19, 2023

An 18-year-old cheerleader is now fighting for her life after being shot in a Texas parking lot. Payton Washington was with three other cheerleaders after returning home from practice. Fellow cheerleader Heather Roth says she thought she entered her own car but she realized it was the wrong vehicle. A man then approached her car, shooting Washington in the leg and the back. She was airlifted to a hospital where she is in intensive care. Inside Edition's Megan Alexander has more.

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