A lacking individual investigation merged with a murder investigation after a university scholar from Collier County was discovered shot to dying in Miami over the weekend.

Miami police responding to stories of gunfire round four:30 a.m. Saturday within the Little Havana neighborhood discovered a lady later recognized as Priscilla Torres, 19, unresponsive and affected by gunshot wounds.

First responders took Torres from the place she was discovered, round Northwest twenty ninth Avenue and twelfth Road, to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Middle, the place she died. 

Miami murder detectives did not know Torres’ id once they discovered her. On Sunday, they launched a sketch asking for the general public’s assist to determine her.

Additionally on Sunday, Miami Shores police revealed a lacking individual flyer of Torres. Her mom reported her lacking, based on Miami police.

On Monday, Miami police recognized the lady discovered shot in Little Havana as Torres.

Torres, a Barry College freshman, lived in Collier County earlier than attending the college. She graduated from Palmetto Ridge Excessive Faculty in 2017, in accordance to a faculty yearbook. Torres was a goalie on the varsity’s lacrosse group.

Barry College shared a press release about her dying on Fb, saying:

“Phrases fail to precise the shock and deep sorrow that we, her Barry household, are experiencing. Nevertheless, we can’t think about the profound heartache and anguish her mother and father and relations are struggling. As we mourn the tragic demise of our scholar, we provide sympathy, prayers and luxury to her household, buddies, classmates, school and everybody who liked her and shared her younger life.”

The college stated within the submit it’ll supply grief counseling to college students who want it.

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