San Jose Shooting Death of Liza Scamilla – Obituary
26-year-old woman, Liza Scamilla, has died after being shot in the head by her 15-year-old brother only identified as ‘Angel’. The shooting occurred in East San Jose on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at Tropicana Liquor on Story Road. According to official reports and video footage, Liza went out of the store and into the car to join other occupants including her 15-year-old brother.
Moments later, at least one gunshot could be heard from the car, prompting bystanders to run from the vehicle. The occupants of the vehicle exited looking distraught and calling for help. Moments later, 15-year-old ‘Angel’, Liza’s brother, got out of the car with bloodstains.
The teen was later arrested and booked into Juvenile Hall on charges of manslaughter. He later called his mother, to apologize and confess to the shooting, saying “I’m sorry”, according to the family at the scene.
Investigations into the shooting are ongoing.