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A US Army sergeant was reportedly killed in Texas earlier this year, found in his car, and shot multiple times.
Sergeant Jessica Mitchell, 30, was on vacation when she was found on Interstate 10 in San Antonio around 3 a.m. Friday, the military in San Antonio said,
On New Year’s Day around 2:30 a.m., first responders went to what they thought was a car crash on the North Side. Instead, a team of firefighters discovered a shooting victim. The family of U.S. Army Drill Sgt. Jessica Mitchell says it was their sweet young soldier shot & killed. pic.twitter.com/W8y9fpqdja
— Morgan Burrell (@Morgan_Burrell) January 2, 2021
Mitchell served as a dentist at the US Army Medical Center of Excellence at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston.
“We are devastated by the tragic loss of Training Sgt Jessica Mitchell,” Maj. Gen. Dennis LeMaster said in a statement to the San Antonio Express-News.
“Our condolences to her family and friends. We strive to protect the family and soldiers of Dr. Practique to assist Sergeant Mitchell during this extremely difficult time.
The Dodge Challenger Mitchell that was found had numerous gunshot marks on the driver’s door and window, the newspaper reported.
“I’ve told all of my kids that I want them to do better than me,” her father, Mayo Mitchell, told FOX 29. “You and my kids have done it before and you want them to do their best. Military career. But it was interrupted. “”
Mitchell’s death follows an earlier family tragedy: In 2017, her brother, Judge Mitchell, was shot and killed at the age of 18, according to WOAI-TV of San Antonio.
Mitchell did not have a doll and was pronounced dead at the hospital, KSAT-TV reported in San Antonio.
The case is currently being investigated by homicide investigators, but authorities have yet to make arrests or identify the suspects.
The San Antonio Police Department and the Army Criminal Investigation Department are conducting a joint investigation, KSAT said.
Mitchell’s death comes just days after unidentified skeletal remains were found near the base and months later the body of Army Spc. Vanessa Guillen was killed in a Fort Hood arsenal. Apparently she was killed by another soldier.