Family mourns daughter’s shooting death after meeting man on dating app
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) – The mother of the young woman who was shot and died earlier this week from her injuries after meeting a man from a dating app.
Metro Police say Chanya Sherrill, 20, was shot dead by Isaiah Burr last month. Police believe it was part of a robbery scheme.
Sherill left behind a 3-year-old son and a grieving family.
“We were supposed to meet at an R&B Hip-Hop Cypher on Jefferson Street in Solberg and she was like, ‘Mom, I’ll meet you there. Just give me some time,” said Annette Sherrill, Chanya’s mother. “That was the last thing.”
Sherill said it was the last conversation she had with her daughter, just hours before she was shot.
“I think a lot of people are really amazed and shocked,” Sherill said.
Chanya Sherrill worked at Lowe’s and was the oldest of nine children.
She also liked to sing.
Now her 3-year-old son, Bishop, finds himself without his mother.
“He misses her very much,” Sherrill said.
Annette Sherrill said that although she did not know the suspect, she was trying to process her daughter’s death.
“People tried to help me understand because I can’t think right now,” Annette Sherrill said. “I will work to forgive the person who took her and her son from us.”
Annette Sherrill said she and her family are grateful for the support they receive.
If you would like to help pay for the funeral costs and her son Bishop, a GoFundMe account Was established.
Chanya Sherill’s visit will be April 15 from 11 a.m. to noon at the Greater Love Kingdom Building Church at 320 E. Campbell Rd. in Madison. The funeral should follow.
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