Family of murdered Mission mom reacts

A teenager has been charged with the murder of Mission mother Christine Kalifa.

Authorities found the body of the 23-year-old mother of three lying on the side of Moorefield Road early Tuesday morning.

Mission police said 18-year-old Aaron Gonzalez is the one who pulled the trigger---shooting Kalifa in the neck.

But he's not the only one facing charges in connection to this murder.

Police are also charging Jose Luis Garcia with aggravated robbery and Ivan Zambrano with tampering with evidence.

Kalifa TMs family sat in the back of the courtroom, silent, as the teen accused of murdering their loved one was given a $600,000 bond.

Florencia Martinez, Kalifa TMs mother, told Action 4 News she did not get the answers she wanted from Gonzalez"but now has some closure.

"We will get through this, Florencia said. We will move forward. God is good and I leave everything in God's hands."

Investigators said an argument between Gonzalez and Kalifa earlier that day was the motive for the murder.

Kalifa wanted to leave and walked away from the scene.

Gonzalez went up to her and shot one round to the back of her neck.

The actual crime scene is where she was found early that morning.