ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — Authorities say that the 18-year-old who was shot and killed in St. Paul over the weekend was pregnant at the time of the shooting, and her unborn child was also killed as a result.
It happened Friday night in the 1900 block of Cottage Avenue East in St. Paul.READ MORE: Next In Line For Vaccine Will Be Minnesotans With Certain Underlying Conditions, Food Processing Workers
Police say that they found the victim shot dead inside of a home. She was identified on Monday as Eileen Viveros-Vargas, of Landfall.
Police said she had been shot in the head.READ MORE: Petition To Rename Section Of Highway In Chanhassen After Prince Gets 1,300+ Signatures
One person has been arrested in the shooting.
Police said they found 19-year-old Luis Isaac Chacon-Villeda trying to perform CPR on Viveros-Vargas at the scene.MORE NEWS: Protest Groups Plan To Demonstrate During Derek Chauvin Trial, Despite Barriers
A criminal complaint says that marijuana was found in the home, along with a scale, cash and a handgun. Chacon-Villeda admitted that the marijuana was his and that he has sold it in that neighborhood.