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45-year-old shooting victim identified

John Pena
Posted at 11:59 AM, Jun 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-15 14:41:40-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS — We are learning more about a woman who was shot and killed last week.

The Nueces County Medical Examiner's Office says 45-year-old Michelle Hernandez was shot and killed following a gunshot wound to the chest.

The shooting happened at an apartment complex on Leopard and Up River Road around 8:15 p.m. Thursday.

Police said the victim was involved with a disturbance with 32-year old John Pena. The woman later died and Pena now is charged with murder.

Police didn't say what it led up to the disturbance.