A Second Girl Now Dead in Parking Garage Incident
The Victoria Police Department just confirmed the death of the second girl who jumped from the CMC parking garage. Lt. Eline Moya with VPD confirms the second juvenile passed away last night at approximately 8:07pm. She was 12 yrs old. Shawna Currie with the Victoria Independent School District confirms both girls attended Patti Welder Middle School. Staff and students were alerted to the girls deaths this morning. Grief counselors will be available on Saturday from 10am-12pm at Patti Welder MS.
Thursday evening Victoria Police received reports of two possible jumpers from the parking garage at Citizen’s Medical Center. The call came in at 5:17 pm. When First Responders arrived they realized there were two people that had jumped from the top level of the parking garage. Both were female, and one of the subjects died at the scene. The other girl who jumped was rushed to Citizens Medical Center with injuries. The two jumpers were minors and Victoria Police will not release their names, but VPD did confirm that they have come to the conclusion of suicide by speaking with eye witnesses who were present.