Littlefield police called to shooting along West 3rd, teenage girl died


LITTLEFIELD, Texas — Early Friday afternoon, Littlefield Police released information about a shooting. Police said a young woman died after a shooting at a residence along West 3rd Street near Laguna Park.

Police said they were called at 6:47 a.m.

Prior to the release of information, reached out to police because a video from Snapchat showed what appeared to be the gunshot victim.

Littlefield Police released a statement Friday in regards to the incident:

Officers responded to 721 W. 3rd Street regarding a disturbance. Officers discovered that an unknown series of domestic events led to a 17 year old female, Jasmine Rodriguez, being shot. She was transported to UMC by Littlefield E.M.S. The victim has passed away. A person of interest was detained.

Peace and prayers be with the Rodriguez family.

The investigation continues…

Littlefield Police

Jasmine’s best friend, Brianna Escovedo, said she woke up to the news Friday morning.

“It’s something you don’t want to wake up to. It hurts really bad,” Escovedo said.

Escovedo said the 17-year-old would have been a senior at Littlefield High School.

“She was funny and everything. She was a really good athlete. She loved being with her friends hanging out, just always there for you,” Escovedo said.

700 block of West 3rd Street, Littlefield (Nexstar/Staff)

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