16-year-old killed by Fre­mont po­lice was preg­nant girl

Imperial Valley Press - - LOCAL & REGION -

Author­i­ties say a 16-year-old girl shot to death by po­lice in North­ern Cal­i­for­nia was preg­nant.

Elena Mon­dragon was killed on Tues­day in Hay­ward.

Po­lice say author­i­ties tried to stop a stolen car linked to a se­ries of rob­beries in the San Fran­cisco Bay Area and in­stead it rammed a pa­trol car, in­jur­ing two Fre­mont po­lice de­tec­tives.

They opened fire and fa­tally wounded Mon­dragon, who was a pas­sen­ger.

Hay­ward po­lice tell the Los An­ge­les Times that Mon­dragon was in her first trimester of preg­nancy.

Two other pas­sen­gers were ar­rested. A fourth per­son fled but was ar­rested for rob­bery Wed­nes­day night in San Fran­cisco.

The shoot­ing is un­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion by Hay­ward po­lice and the Alameda County dis­trict at­tor­ney’s of­fice.

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