May 30, 2023

Pregnant Woman Gunned Down In Drive-By Shooting In California, Police Say Woman Was Targeted

California authorities confirmed a 25-year-old girl was fatally shot in a drive-by capturing as she was on her strategy to a celebration.

The household of the sufferer, Marissa Perez, says she was focused.

Perez was driving as a passenger in her father’s automobile to select up a cake for her aunt’s celebration when one other automobile pulled up beside the automobile and opened hearth round 7:30 p.m. final Thursday. The incident occurred within the Los Angeles suburb of Artesia, ABC7 Information reported.

She was as a result of give start in June.

Sandra Tolentino stated her daughter was shot a number of occasions, together with as soon as within the head.

She was transported to a hospital, the place she was pronounced useless.

Her unborn child didn’t survive, the New York Publish reported.

“She was 25. She was about to be a mother in five more months. She was so happy,” stated Tolentino. “I want justice for my daughter. I want justice for my grandbaby.”

Investigators with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division additionally consider the drive-by capturing that took the sufferer’s life was focused however haven’t launched a motive.