Alleged Tempe shooter appears in court

A woman who is accused of shooting and killing an ASU student has appeared in court.

- A woman who is accused of shooting and killing an ASU student has appeared in court.

Holly Davis made her first appearance in a Maricopa County Court to hear the charges she is facing.

Prosecutors say Davis shot and killed 19-year-old ASU student Yue Jiang, an international student from China after a fender bender Saturday afternoon in Tempe. They asked for her bond to be set at 2.5 million dollars.

"The fact is in this case, the defendant without any provocation whatsoever, just got out of her car, went up to someone, and shot them, at least, three times causing her death," said the prosecutor.

After the crash police found Davis's car with a gun on the ground underneath it. It matched the weapon used in the shooting.

The report says they took Davis into custody shortly after, and in her apartment they found a note to her boyfriend that read: "I love you more than anything, but right now I figured out you'll see me on the news. Be safe. It was a good run. Just remember me always. Last line I'll ever do! I just want you to be happy. I want to be burned."

Davis told the judge, "I didn't run home and write a suicide note, I wrote it before I left the house. And I had no intentions of anyone other than myself, getting hurt."

The report also says Davis was looking for a police officer and wanted to be killed by police. But the prosecution didn't buy that.

"There were no police around, she wasn't doing this to make somebody shoot her, there was nobody else there with a gun but her," said the prosecutor.


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