RICHMOND, Calif. (KRON) — A Bay Area mother was killed in a senseless shooting last week. 

Vallejo police say the 21-year-old mother of one was hit by bullets during a shooting last week. 

Friday, the woman’s family made the painful decision to take her off of life support. 

This has been an extremely difficult time for the family. They have no idea why someone would do something like this.

The victim leaves behind a young son and a grieving family looking for answers.

21-year-old Ivana Orizabal celebrating her son’s first birthday. A joyful memory just weeks before tragedy struck.

The young mother and Richmond native was killed after being shot in the head in Vallejo.

“I know that even if justice is done, the pain that everyone is going through it’s not gonna be healed,” Ivana’s cousin Kuiver said.

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