Boyfriend Arrested For Killing Santa Paula Woman

Monday July 15, 2019

     Santa Paula police say they've arrested the boyfriend of a woman who was shot to death Sunday night in that city.

   The shooting was reported around 9:30 PM in the 1100 block of East Ventura Street.

   When officers arrived they found 26-year-old Christina Pena suffering a gunshot wound to the head.

   She was rushed to the trauma center at VCMC where she died at 10:20 PM according to the Ventura County Medical Examiner's Office.

   Police say they questioned and then arrested her boyfriend, 21-year-old Jahshua Jarrett of Santa Paula, for murder.

   Police say they do not have a motive for the killing.