Family, friends remember slain teenager
Friends and family of slain Ashley Perez gathered in Southeast Austin Saturday evening to remember the 19-year-old shooting victim.
Perez died Wednesday morning, hours after being shot at a house on Govalle Lane in East Austin. Police say she had been arguing with the suspected shooter Javier Richard Rodriguez over a debt.
According to witnesses, both Perez and Rodriguez were armed.
Her family members acknowledged that Ashley had made some mistakes in her life, but said she was a great person on the inside.
Police are still looking for Rodriguez. He has been charged as a felon in possession of a firearm.
If you've seen him, you're asked to call Crime Stoppers at (512) 472-TIPS.