Every year, nearly 3000 children and teens die from gunfire, and nearly 14,000 are injured.

Monday, January 21, 2013

16-year old girl shot to death in Oregon

Kayla Ann Hendrickson, age 16
A 16-year old girl, Kayla Ann Hendrickson, of Beaverton, Oregon, was found shot to death in Tillamook, Oregon.

A young man associated with her  in some way, 24-year old Jacob Allen Green of Newport, Oregon, is implicated in the shooting.  He was later found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound in California, and died soon after.

From an article:

A girl found dead along Highway 6 east of Tillamook late Friday night was shot to death, state police said. 
Investigators said 16-year-old Kayla Ann Hendrickson was from the Beaverton, Ore. area. An autopsy done Sunday morning confirmed Hendrickson died of gunshot wounds. 
Beaverton School District officials confirmed she attended Sunset High School for a short time during the last school year. 
Police also identified a person of interest in the case as Jacob Allen Green, 24, of Newport, Ore. They said Green shot and himself on Saturday, Jan. 19 along the Northern California Coast. 
He was taken to a hospital but later died. 
"Green was operating a vehicle matching the description of one which was sought as a vehicle of interest in connection with the Highway 6 death investigation," police said in a press release. They said Green knew Hendrickson.


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