Ethan Esparza

 

 

 

Age: 3

 

Summary: stray bullet victim who was fatally struck in the chest by a stray bullet intended for a group of teenagers in a drive-by shooting while he was playing in the front yard of his grandmother's house during a birthday party when gunfire erupted in front of the residence packed with children from the party and critically wounded a 16-year-old boy in a possible gang-related attack, in which police believed the motive of the incident was unrelated but the child and a wounded teenage guest were likely not the targets of the gang violence.

 

 

Cause of Death: Gunshot wounds

 

Born: November 20, 2002

 

Died: November 19, 2006

 

Location: Pomona, California