Boyfriend Sought in Pasadena Teen's Slaying

The victim's parents spoke to her on the phone less than an hour before the shooting to make plans to go to church

A 19-year-old woman was found shot to death inside a Pasadena home Sunday morning, and police were searching for the girl's boyfriend in connection with her death.

Officers responded to the 1500 block of Raymond Avenue about 8:48 a.m. after a report of shots fired, according to the Pasadena Police Department.

Family and friends identified the woman -- found shot to death inside the house -- as Irais Acosta.

Acosta's parents spoke to the Pasadena City College student on the phone less than an hour before the shooting to make plans to go to church. 

Neighbors said they saw two men run away from the residence after hearing gunshots. 


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Police identified JonJon, or JoJo, Crummie (pictured at right) as a person of interest who was allegedly seen running from the scene. Crummie is the girl's boyfriend and roommate, police said.

Family members started a GoFundMe account to help raise money for Acosta's funeral. Anyone who wants to donate can visit the Irais Acosta Funeral Expenses GoFundMe page.

Anyone with information was asked to call the Pasadena Police Department at 626-744-4241 or Detective Lieutenant Terysa Rojas at 626-744-4517.

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