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27-year-old woman killed by stray bullet while celebrating first wedding anniversary with husband

27-year-old woman killed by stray bullet while celebrating first wedding anniversary with husband
Tatiana Mirutenko
An American tourist in Mexico City was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting outside of a taco restaurant.

Tatiana Mirutenko, 27, was celebrating her first wedding anniversary and delayed honeymoon with her husband James Hoover when she was shot by a gunman in a motorcycle who was aiming for a bouncer in a nearby bar,according to the Associated Press.

The pair were enjoying dinner with friends at a restaurant in the wealthy Lomas de Chapultepec neighborhood in Mexico City when the incident occurred, The Washington Post reported.

Before her death, Mirutenko shared a photo from her wedding to Hoover on Instagram, writing in the caption, “year 1 ❤.”

Her father, Wasyl Mirutenko, told ABC 5 Chicago that her death had devastated their family.

“A year ago, we were all worried about wedding flowers,” he said. “Now a year later, we went to order flowers for her funeral.”

27-year-old woman killed by stray bullet while celebrating first wedding anniversary with husband

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