A California mother named Jacqueline Flores was tragically killed while sitting in a parked car with her daughter when she was shot.
According to the Fresno Police Department, Jacqueline Flores died as a result of her injuries on Friday night.
She was 25 years old.
Jacqueline Shot Dead In Front Of Her Daughter Full Details
On Sunday, police issued a statement, “Investigators do not believe that Flores was the intended target, and this senseless act of violence may have been a case of mistaken identity,”
Officers responded to a complaint about a shooting victim near Kearney Boulevard and Thorne Avenue on Tuesday night and discovered Flores with a single bullet wound to the head.
According to authorities, the mother’s 6-year-old daughter was in the backseat of her car at the time of the incident.
According to officials, a bullet entered through the vehicle’s rear glass near where the girl was sat, albeit the kid was not physically injured. Flores was struggling for her life and was listed in grave condition by police on Thursday, as they sought public assistance in the investigation.
According to People.com, The investigation is still ongoing, according to a spokesperson for the Fresno Police Department.
Flores worked in the adjacent garlic fields and was enrolled in classes at California State University Fresno when she was fatally shot, according to her cousin Odalis Tepec.
According to People.com Tepec said, “To me, she was like a big sister. Every time I needed someone to talk to, she was always there,”
“It was hard to believe. It felt like it could have been a dream, like, we just had to wake up. But it wasn’t.”
Flores was also intensely committed to her 6-year-old child, whom Tepec described as the “major priority” of the young mother.
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