Garden Grove: Teen Shot To Death Outside House Party

09.10.2022 | 10:51 PM | GARDEN GROVE – A teen died after being shot outside a large house party, late Saturday night.

The 17-year-old boy died after reportedly being shot in the 12500 block of Leroy Avenue outside a home hosting a parge party around 10:51 PM, police said.

Before authorities arrived, family members rushed the boy to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

There was no word on what prompted the shooting and the only suspect description available indicated the shooter was a male Hispanic in his late teens wearing dark clothing.

No other injuries were reported.

Friends and family members identified the victim as 17-year-old Julian Martinez. A GoFundMe was set up by his sister, Desiree Martinez, to help fund Martinez’ funeral expenses.

Anyone with information regarding the deadly shooting is asked to contact Detective T. Ramirez at (714) 741-5893.

Anonymous tips can be submitted through the Orange County Crime Stoppers by calling (855) TIP-OCCS or by visiting their website at

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