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Not guilty plea in shooting death of ASU student

Posted at 11:06 AM, Feb 02, 2016

A woman charged in a road-rage-fueled shooting that killed an Arizona State University foreign-exchange student pleaded not guilty in court.

Holly Davis pleaded not guilty Tuesday to 14 counts, including first-degree murder, aggravated assault, misconduct involving weapons, endangerment and disorderly conduct.

Tempe police say Davis shot Yue Jiang, 19, after the two got into a minor crash near Broadway Road and McClintock Drive in January. Jiang, a student from China, died at the hospital.

Jiang was driving with her boyfriend. After the crash, her boyfriend got out of the car to inspect the damage and noticed Davis had a gun. He told Jiang to flee, but Davis approached the driver's side door too soon and allegedly shot Jiang multiple times.

Davis was found at a home in Mesa with her current boyfriend.

According to the probable cause statement, Davis showed no remorse for the shooting and did not admit to it. Instead, she indicated that she was depressed and wanted to die.

Her bond was set at $1.5 million.