Chicago shooting: Young mother Jezebell Perez shot, killed in Little Village; family holds fundraiser to pay for funeral

Chicago shooting: Young mother Jezebell Perez shot, killed in Little Village; family holds fundraiser to pay for funeral

CHICAGO (TOC) — Household and buddies are attempting to lift cash to assist pay for the funeral of a younger mom who was shot and killed in Little Village earlier this week.

Jezebell Perez, 22, was a mom of two daughters, and kinfolk mentioned she by no means missed a household gathering. However on Saturday night time, her household got here collectively with out her to lift funds for her funeral.

“It’s extremely unbelievable,” mentioned her cousin-in-law, Alex Dominguez. “She was a really caring individual, so it is arduous to just accept the truth that she’s now not right here.”

A memorial now marks the place Perez was shot and killed Wednesday night time. Her household mentioned she was exterior together with her older sister by the alley on twenty eighth Avenue close to Homan in Little Village when police mentioned somebody shot Perez a number of occasions within the torso. Her sister was additionally hit, however survived.

“She was so younger,” Dominguez mentioned. “She was a mother. It is arduous!”

Perez’s household was left scrambling for a correct burial for the younger mom.

“She arrange events,” Dominguez mentioned. “She did so many issues simply to make small revenue.”

Now, they’re doing what she used to do to lift cash for her funeral whereas planning to lift her two daughters, who will face a life with out the lady who gave them life.

“Additionally they have a terrific dad,” Dominguez mentioned. “Their dad goes to be assist to maintain her reminiscence alive with them, so I simply hope the entire household can come collectively and maintain her reminiscence alive for them.”

Chicago police mentioned nobody is in custody.

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