Juan C. Garcia killed in his front yard. Garcia, 16, was shot by someone during an argument. This is too sad, another young life taken by violence. School officials described the Garcia as an honor student, junior class president and platoon leader of the ROTC program.
Garcia's friends describe him as a fun loving kid who wasn't in a gang and had big plans on going to college, no one knows why the teen was shot in his front yard. According to police a gold Dodge Caravan pulled up. After an argument, Garcia was shot and killed in front of his house in the 1500 block of Belmont Avenue, according to police.