Raul Aguirre


 

 

Age: 17

 

Summary: twelfth-grade student at Herbert Hoover High School in Glendale, California who was fatally stabbed by at least two Armenian American gang members as he tried to break-up a gang-related scuffle outside the campus while he was waiting for a bus on his way to work at a Taco Bell restaurant, in which the incident had recently sparked a dialogue to find ways to end the long-simmering ethnic tensions and violence between Latino and Armenian American youths in the past several years.

 

 

Cause of Death: Multiple stabbed wounds

 

Born: May 13, 1982

 

Died: May 5, 2000

 

Location: Glendale, California