November 1, 2006

Teen Shot and Killed When he Returns to Oakland Neighborhood

Eighteen-year-old Erik Torres of San Leandro was shot and killed on Friday, October 27, 2006, when he returned to the Oakland neighborhood where he had lived two years earlier. His mother, Karen Torres, had moved the family to San Leandro because four of his friends had been killed and she feared for their safety.

The shooting occured on 105th Avenue and also wounded a 17-year-old friend of Torres.

A fund has been establishd in Torres memory and donations can be made at any Wells Fargo branch to account No. 5559673750, the Memorial Fund for Erik Torres.

There is a $15,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the killer. Call (510) 238-3821 if you have any information about this shooting.

Posted by Mike Katz-Lacabe at November 1, 2006 7:53 AM | TrackBack

he will always be missed.all the things we've been through i cant believe his gone..he will always be in my heart and i will always treasure the moments he had

Posted by: Lidia at August 5, 2007 1:37 PM
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