Mount Mary University student and basketball player Tajah Williams died from multiple gunshot wounds after she was found after 2 a.m. Dec. 26 on North 41st Street in Milwaukee.
According to reports, a suspect has been arrested in connection with the crime. The Milwaukee Police Department declined to comment on the case.
The university issued the following statement regarding Williams:
"Mount Mary University is shocked and deeply saddened by this tragedy. We extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Tajah. Our thoughts and prayers are with them as they mourn this loss. This is difficult news for our university and we will take steps to honor and remember Tajah when faculty and students return to campus in the new year. In the interim, we are providing grief counseling for those members of the Mount Mary community who need it. We ask that everyone keep Tajah and her friends and family in their thoughts and prayers during this holiday season."