Stella Montes Death : 38-year-old Stella Montes was shot to death while driving near 7th Avenue and Beardsley in north Phoenix Thursday, Dec. 9th, Police in Phoenix says.
Officers responded to reports of shots fired at the scene. Arriving officers later a victim on the driver seat of a vehicle that has crashed into a wall suffering from gunshot injuries. The victim later identified as 38-year-old Stella Montes was transported to the hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries.
According to reports, at the time of the shooting, Montes’s pregnant daughter and her finance were inside the vehicle with her. They sustained injuries not confirmed to be gunshot injuries, and were transported to the hospital, and are expected to be okay.
No suspect/vehicle description was immediately given. Montes was a mother, fiancé, and soon-to-be grandmother.
“We were a fresh new family about to start a new chapter in our life – like we had so many plans.” He added, “We moved over here to start it all over again, a new start in life, and sad thing is, and it’s hard to say, she was about to live the best time of her life.”
Montes’ fiancé who was in a serious rollover collision three days prior to Montes’ death says.
“It’s hard, it’s hard on anybody. Words can’t describe how you feel. If you haven’t lost a parent then you don’t know what it feels like.”
her son said.
Along with a GoFundMe fundraiser, the family is raising memorial and medical cost funds through other means
A car wash fundraiser will be held on Dec. 18 and 19 at the Purple Turtle from 9:30 a.m on 51st Avenue and Indian School Road. They’ll be roadside asking for donations on Dec. 14 at 75th Avenue and Thomas Road, as well as 47th Avenue and Indian School Road.
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