Family of pregnant victim releases statement after Yountville shooting

YOUNTVILLE (KRON) - - The family of one of the Yountville shooting victim's has released a statement on behalf of their loved one. 

Dr. Jennifer K. Gonzales Shushereba,32, worked as a clinical psychologist at the Veterans Home of California Yountville when she was held hostage and killed on Friday. 

According to Captain Steve Blower with the Napa County Sheriff’s Office,  Shushereba was 7 months pregnant at the time of death and the unborn baby did not survive.

The following is a statement from Shushereba's family:

Today we mourn the loss of our beloved Jennifer: daughter, sister, wife, and mother-to-be. Jennifer and her colleagues died doing the work they were so passionate about – helping those in critical need.
Thank you for the outpouring of love, support, and appreciation of the beautiful person that Jennifer was, and to the first responders and authorities involved. Jennifer was adored by all who knew her and will always be remembered for her unconditional love and incredibly giving heart.


Authorities say 36-year-old former Army rifleman Albert Wong killed two executives and a psychologist Friday at The Pathway Home, a nonprofit post-traumatic stress disorder program at the Veterans Home of California-Yountville in the Napa Valley wine region. He had slipped into a going-away party for some Pathway employees.

A daylong siege at The Pathway House ended Friday evening with the discovery of four bodies, including the gunman.



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