According to an NBC7/39 report, Casey Tschida, 32, was apprehended in Happy Valley, Ore. on Saturday, after allegedly shooting Jennifer Krajnak, 30, in the early hours of Jan. 3 in Lemon Grove.
Krajnak was discovered lying on the street, bleeding from the head from an apparent gunshot wound, in the 7600 block of Pacific Avenue at approximately 2 a.m. Police reported that a single shell casing was located on the ground near Krajnak at the crime scene. She was rushed to Mercy hospital, but died a short time later.
Authorities reported that Krajnak and Tschida were acquaintances socializing at a bar in Lemon Grove before her murder. The two departed the bar at separate times.
As Krajnak was headed home on foot on Pacific Avenue, authorities claim Tschida came towards her and allegedly shot her once in the head. Tschida then escaped in his truck to his mother’s home in Happy Valley, where he was taken into custody.
Authorities have not released a motive for the fatal shooting.
Anyone with information regarding Krajnak’s murder is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at (858) 974-2321 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.