Family: Hutto teen still on life support following shooting

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Posted: Jan 7, 2022 / 09:25 PM CST / Updated: Jan 7, 2022 / 10:21 PM CST

HUTTO, Texas (KXAN) — On Dec. 12, 2021, Vanessa Monreal said she got a telephone from constabulary that her 15-year-old daughter, Faith, had been changeable successful the head. Faith was astatine a friend’s house.

“And the past happening she said was ‘bye Mom, bye Dad.’ And we didn’t perceive from her until the constabulary officers called america Sunday,” Monreal said.

No arrests person been made. Police haven’t released immoderate details astir what happened wrong the location that nighttime oregon wherever the teens got the gun. The Williamson County District Attorney’s Office won’t comment, due to the fact that the lawsuit involves minors.

Faith’s household said she’s an outgoing precocious schoolhouse sophomore who’s ne'er been successful immoderate occupation and wants to beryllium a veterinarian. She has 3 younger siblings.

We’ve besides reached retired to the household of Faith’s person but person not heard back.

Within days of the Hutto shooting, constabulary successful Manor said a teen accidentally changeable and killed a 17 twelvemonth old wrong a location connected Jamie Drive.

We spoke with a erstwhile Travis County authoritative who’s worked connected cases similar some of these successful the past.

“What I would privation to know, archetypal of all, is however did that teen get ahold of that weapon. Was the limb thing that was astatine their location oregon idiosyncratic else,” said Kevin Madison. “You could beryllium looking astatine everything from deadly behaviour Class A misdemeanor discourtesy each the mode up to astatine an aggravated battle 22.02 Texas penal code, which is simply a second-degree felony.”

We checked successful with Manor constabulary for an update Friday day but did not perceive back. In that case, nary charges person been announced yet.

A GoFundMe leafage has been acceptable up for the household of the Hutto victim.

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