A younger mom who was shot by a college useful resource officer in Long Beach, Calif., was declared mind useless and is anticipated to be faraway from life assist on Friday, based on the household’s lawyer.

Mona Rodriguez, 18, was shot within the head by a Long Beach Unified School District security useful resource officer on Monday whereas inside a automotive that was making an attempt to flee the scene of an earlier altercation close to Millikan High School.


According to the varsity district, the varsity useful resource officer was responding to an alleged combat between the lady and a 15-year-old woman. When Rodriguez, a person and a boy tried to depart the combat scene in a grey automotive, the varsity useful resource officer opened hearth, hitting Rodriguez, Long Beach police mentioned.

Rodriguez was sitting within the entrance passenger seat when she was shot, police mentioned.

Investigators decided Rodriguez initiated the unique altercation and that she and the 15-year-old woman “are known to each other,” although the motive for the altercation was unknown, based on police.


Rodriguez’s boyfriend of two years and the daddy of her 5-month-old son, Rafeul Chowdhury, acquired emotional outdoors Long Beach Memorial Care Hospital on Wednesday, saying, “I want justice for my girl, my baby momma, the love of my life.”

“I want him in jail for what he did to my girlfriend,” he mentioned. “She did not deserve it.”

Family and associates held a candlelight vigil for Rodriguez Wednesday night time. 

Prior to the household lawyer’s replace, members of the family mentioned that the hospital has notified them that she will likely be faraway from life assist on Thursday towards their needs. Later within the day, Rodriguez’s household lawyer introduced the younger lady will likely be taken off life assist Friday.

Earlier within the week, the household needed the Attorney General to research and desires the officer charged for her demise.

The household’s lawyer mentioned they don’t have any recourse to cease the hospital from disconnecting the younger mom from life assist.

The hospital has not commented, based on FOX 11 LA.

School officers mentioned no college students have been damage within the taking pictures and that there was no indication any college students have been concerned. No one from the Long Beach Police Department was concerned within the taking pictures.

According to Long Beach police, a 20-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy have been additionally concerned within the brawl. However, police are investigating their “participation level” within the combat.

Long Beach police and the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s workplace are each investigating the taking pictures. The college security officer who fired the photographs has been positioned on depart.

A protest is deliberate for Sunday as members of the family and the neighborhood are demanding felony costs be filed towards the officer.