Deputies: Woman shot, killed at boyfriend's Orange County home
Deputies say accident caused woman's death
A woman was shot to death in the front yard of a home early Saturday morning, and according to Orange County Sheriff's deputies, the shooting was accidental.
It happened around 2:30 a.m. in the 3000 block of Villa Drive near Forest City Road, according to sheriff's office spokesperson Ginette Rodriguez.
Jorge Cruz said he heard a loud boom, opened his door and saw a man covered in blood and a shotgun lying on the ground.
Cruz said the man was holding a lifeless woman in his arms, and he was screaming,
"Why God take you from me, stuff like that," he said.
Deputies said the later identified as 33-year-old Tanya Alvarado, died at the scene and her Jorge Hernandez was taken in for questioning but was released.
Deputies said no charges were filed against her boyfriend, Jorge Hernandez.