Mom Dies During Shooting at Cali Strip Mall
On Wednesday, Monique Nelson, who was loading her 2-year-old son into her SUV, was shot and killed during a gunfire exchange in the middle of the day at a Sacramento strip mall. Nelson was attempting to cover her child as the shots rang out. She died at the scene, but the child was left unharmed. Authorities believe the shooting may have been gang-related. Police have identified one suspect, 24-year-old Lonnie Orlando Mitchell, but don’t know if he fired the fatal bullet.