Leila Hernandez Bio
Leila Hernandez is a victim of Odessa, Texas Mass Shooting. She was a student at the school. Her family identified and tells she was just 15 years old.
She was 15 years old.
Leila Hernandez Death in Texas Mass Shooting
was killed in the Odessa and Midland, Texas mass shooting, was remembered as a good-hearted teenager who recently celebrated her quinceañera. They also say that her brother was injured in the rampage.
Authorities have not officially confirmed any of the victims’ identities. They said in a news conference, though, that the still unidentified gunman shot 21 people, killing five of them, in a random rampage that sparked after a traffic stop.
Odessa, Texas Mass Shooting Victims
The gunman, who has yet to be named, went on a rampage throughout the Texas communities after a traffic stop, shooting 21 people and killing 5 of them. GoFundMe pages have also been set up to help the families of Mary Granados, Leila Hernandez, a teenage girl killed in the shooting spree, and Anderson Davis, a 17-month-old girl who was wounded but survived. Authorities have yet to officially identify the victims. They say that three law enforcement officers were wounded. Other accounts have given the officer’s name as Zac or Zach Owens, but the GoFundMe page uses the spelling Zack and online records give his name as Zackary Owens.
School District Statement
Scott Muri, superintendent of the Ector County Independent School District that Hernandez attended, released a statement.
One woman wrote a tribute to Leila Hernandez on Facebook, sharing another photo of the teen.
“We are so heartbroken to hear that our dear friend Leila Hernandez, has passed away to be with our Lord Jesus. We still don’t want to believe it,” she wrote. “She was a victim in the tragic event that took place today in Odessa. We are grateful to have been a part of her life, and it hurts our hearts greatly that she is no longer with us on this earth. We had the privilege to have captured her & her families memories in her quince. She wasn’t just a client, she was a good friend of ours. Such a sweet girl, with such a big heart. Beautiful inside and out.❤️ Please keep her and her family in your prayers. Joanna Leyva ?May you rest in peace Leilah. You will be missed.”
Another man commented, “So tragic. Not long ago she was celebrating her (rite) of passage to becoming a beautiful young woman. Rest easy. Prayers for the family.”
Another woman wrote that Leila’s mother taught at Odessa College. “The mother of these sweet kids… taught …at Odessa College. The daughter has passed away and her son has undergone surgery. ❤️ So much love being sent toward this family,” she wrote. “She was my friend and it’s so sad that she is gone please lord watch over her family,” wrote a person who donated to the GoFundMe page.