EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – The name of the teenager who was killed on Saturday in Central El Paso has been released by the El Paso Police Department.
Jasmine Marie Castro, 18, was found with a gunshot wound to her head on Saturday afternoon in the 2500 block of Piedras. The shooting happened before 5 p.m. and she was found by her family members when they arrived home.
The death is being investigated as a homicide, police said on Sunday.
Since then, a makeshift memorial has been created on the front steps of the home where she was found. The poster on the gate reads: “In Loving Memory of Santana Jasmin Marie Castro.”
A GoFundMe has also been created for her funeral expenses. It has collected $1,280 already.