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: Vaccine Doubts Fuel Dr. Scott Jensen's Rise In Minnesota Governor Race
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: 'Perfect Timing To Go': MEA Marking One Of The Busiest Travel Weekends Of The Fall
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.
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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.