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Jonathan Fernandez, 25

January 1, 2008 |  9:40 pm

Jonathan Fernandez, a 25-year-old Latino man, was shot in the head in the 1900 block of Pine Avenue in Long Beach at about 12:05 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1. He was transported by ambulance to a local hospital, where he later died. His time of death was recorded at 11:15 a.m. Three other people were also shot and taken to the hospital; one is in critical condition. According to Long Beach police officials, Fernandez was among a group of people celebrating the new year in the backyard of a house. A suspect shot Fernandez and at the crowd, then fled. Anyone with information can call (562) 570-7244  Los Angeles Times story by Tiffany Hsu

Update: Long Beach Police have arrested Glenn Cox, 21, and two youths; a 17-year-old and a 15-year-old on suspicion of murder. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Officer filed one count of murder and three counts of attempted murder, and a gang enhancement charge against Cox and the 17-year-old youth. All three have been documented as gang members.

(You have reached the end of the weekly listing of homicide victims in Los Angeles County, Jan 1-6, 2008.)


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Comments (9)

What a senseless crime! Jonathon Fernandez was full of life, he "always" had a smile on his face. He was one of the nicest guys on earth. He was robbed short of his life and will be missed dearly by all.

Once again, a person is at a party and someone pulls a gun out, shoots someone and runs away. Please stop doing this? What elese can be done except tell the police what you know?

What a tragedy !!!!!! reading in th paper seemed like a really good ,
hardworking guy . any other news on why this would happen ?
Was it random or something else going on ?

Jonathan's passing leaves a heartbreaking void in the lives of his friends and family. I will forever remember his smile and good-natured attitude and outlook on life. God speed, Jonathan.

jonathan i love you so much and im going to miss you. ill never forget what an awsome cousin you were to me and how much you mean to me. I LOVE YOU!! r.i.p. babe.

we all miss you at work u meant so much to us all and is not the same i remember you everyday n how u always used to make us all laugh with your weird ways you were so sweet thanks for always givin everybody at work a ride n waitin for all of us to be safe from harm most of all thanks for givin all the people who knew you memories of your friendship youlla lways be in our hearts damn we lost a best friend and a great co worker !! member fern's always your homey alicia i love you para siempre!!! ps : i still have to go and visit you>> see u up there!!!p#nis!!!

I miss you very much cousin...........I will never forget that weekend we had up in the mountains...........love Ya

i miss you too much theres not a day that passes n i dont remember you u meant so much to me dude i swear if i can turn back time i would just so i can be with you again i knew u knew i was deeply in love with who you were n i loved you for how u were with people i appriciated your company so much cant wait till i see you again in my dreamsss..............

"Glenn Cox, 21, and two youths; a 17-year-old and a 15-year-old on suspicion of murder. "

Both of those juveniles should be charged as adults.

They knew exactly what would happen when a gun is fired at someone.



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