Pregnant senorita, 16 shot to death by Fremont, CA kwaps was in stolen car w/ adult negro
Elena Mondragon: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
Updated 5:48 pm EDT, March 18, 2017
The pregnant 16-year-old girl shot and killed by Fremont police detectives was remembered as witty and fun loving by her family.
She was identified as Elena Mondragon. Police shot the girl, known as Ebbie, while she rode as a passenger in a vehicle they were trying to stop.
Police say the detectives who fired were trying to stop a stolen vehicle they thought was tied to armed robberies.
Here’s what you need to know:
1. Mondragon Was in a Car With an Armed Robbery Suspect When Police Say It Rammed Into Officers
According to the East Bay Times, Mondragon, of Antioch, California, was in a car that Fremont detectives attempted to pull over at about 5:20 p.m. on March 14 in Hayward.
“Police, who were seeking armed robbery suspects, say detectives fired when the vehicle they were looking for went into reverse and rammed” their car, reported the newspaper. Mondragon was a passenger in that car.
2. Mondragon Had Called Her Parents Because She Wanted to Come Home
3. Mondragon Was in Her First Trimester of Pregnancy
5. Three Other People Were in the Car & One Was at Large
After the shooting, the car crashed, and a male suspect fled the scene and remained at large, according to Kron4.
Two other people were arrested. Police have not identified any of them.
“At least one male suspect fled the vehicle on foot and is outstanding at this time. He is described as a Black male adult, heavy build, 5’10” and short hair,” the police statement said. “A second female and another male occupant of the vehicle were taken into custody near the scene without incident.”
Both injured Fremont PD detectives were treated and released from a local hospital, police added.