26 January, 2023

The teenager killed by the Police died in her mother's arms

Valentina Orellana Peralta, was killed by a police officer's gunshot who peppered an alleged assailant. Photo: Courtesy.
Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

U.S - The teenager from 14 years old he received a bullet in the chest and suffered seizures before dying. She was in the store to buy her dress from 15 years.

The young woman's family, identified by Valentina Orellana Peralta, emigrated from Chile to get away from violence and have a better life in the United States.

Valentina emigrated from Chile due to violence without imagining that a bullet would take her life. Photo: Courtesy.

Valentina was killed by the gunshot of a police officer who riddled an alleged assailant, one of the bullets hit the young woman who was hiding in a dressing room.

The victim's family does not rule out suing the Los Angeles Police Department. Valentina's father, Juan Pablo Orellana Larenas had traveled to visit his daughter at Christmas. "His only consolation is to bury his daughter now.", expressed his translator.

Valentina Orellana Peralta died in her mother's arms from a bullet. Photo: Courtesy.

The young woman's mother was with her at the time of impact and told: "When something shocked my daughter, threw us to the floor and died in my arms, and there would be nothing I could do ", he explained.

“Seeing a son or daughter die in your arms is one of the deepest pains that any human being can imagine., now our sweet angel is gone forever. Please, give us strength, Valentina”, expressed the woman.