Police in Miami are looking for the person who shot and killed a Barry University student who's from the Naples area.
According to WSVN, Priscilla Torres was last seen on Barry University's campus on Friday and was first-reported missing by her mother.
On Saturday morning, police said the 19-year-old was found shot in the street about 10 miles away from her dorm. Torres later died at the hospital.
Torres was from the Naples area and people living there are heartbroken. She is described as a happy young lady with a good heart.
Students at the school found out about Torres’ death in an email from the university.
The university’s statement is read as follows:
“Very late Sunday night, we learned that freshman student, Priscilla Torres, was a victim of a homicide in Miami. At this time, her death remains an open investigation with the City of Miami Police Department. Words fail to express the shock and deep sorrow that we, her Barry family, are experiencing. However, we cannot imagine the profound heartache and anguish her parents and family members are suffering. As we mourn the tragic death of our student, we offer sympathy, prayers and comfort to her family, friends, classmates, faculty and everyone who loved her and shared her young life. Our University counselors and Campus Ministry team are available to all students who may need support.”
Investigators are trying to find a motive and the killer.
Police said they spoke to witnesses but need more people to come forward.
Torres was last seen in a white Nissan but that car has not yet been found.
If you have any information about this case, call police.