According to Pasadena police that’s the name of the city’s second homicide victim in 2008.
Avina-Ortega, 20, was shot to death in the 1800 block of East Villa street, officials said.
Police who found her were responding to reports of gunfire and heard the plaintive wail of a woman crying out for help. She died before midnight at Huntington Memorial Hospital, police said.
Family and friends of Avina-Ortega Wednesday gathered near where she fell. A memorial was erected and theories about here death were bandied about. Police said they have no witnesses and no motive for the shooting.
Here’s the photo caption:
Berlin Ortega writes a message on a memorial poster for her sister
Jennifer Ortega, “I Love You Jenny”, in the parking lot of Linda Rosa
Market in the 1800 block of Villa Street in Pasadena, Wednesday,
August 20, 2008. Jennifer Ortega was shot to death at about 10 p.m.
on Tuesday night in the parking lot of Linda Rosa Market. (SGVN/Staff
Photo by Walt Mancini/SXCity)