Highland Park shooting victim identified

Dec 29, 2016

HIGHLAND PARK — The woman who was fatally shot Wednesday morning at the corner of Avenue 56 and Monte Vista Street has been identified as 23-year-old Jessica Andrea Rocha of Los Angeles, said Elissa Fleak with the county coroner.

Rocha, identified as Jessica Rocha-Betancourt on an online fundraiser, was gunned down at 11 am after she was engaged in a conversation with a group of men, one of whom pulled out a weapon and fired, according to early police reports.

Detective Sid Rodriguez at the Northeast Division said they are looking for  two male Latino suspects in their early 20s.

@HighlandPark HLP says the victim was the mother of a four year-old son.

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