Jonathan Martinez


Age: 8

special needs student at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino, California who was one of two students shot and critically wounded in a April 10 school shooting while standing behind his teacher Karen Elaine Smith after she was allegedly gunned down by her estranged husband Cedric Anderson before fatally shooting himself during an apparent murder-suicide inside a special education classroom on the school campus, in which investigators said the gunman has a criminal history including domestic violence, weapons and possible drug charges spanning from 1982 to 2013, but had been recently separated from his estranged wife for several weeks.

Cause of Death: Gunshot wounds sustained in a school shooting

Born: October 1, 2008

Died: April 10, 2017

Loma Linda, California