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Jonathan Martinez

Jonathan Martinez

Younger Jonathan smiling

Younger Jonathan smiling

Jonathan Martinez is 8-year-old American student at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino, California. He is one of two youngYoung Able Kids caught in the crossfire of a Murder!-suicide.

Personal Life

He was born with Williams syndrome and had survived heart surgery.

Death

Students being evacuated to safety

Students being evacuated to safety

Jonathan Martinez

Jonathan Martinez

Cedric Charles Anderson entered the Elementary School at about 10:25 a.m. local time, signing in at the front DESK to visit his estranged Wife, Karen Smith, with a concealed handgun. On April 10, 2017, Jonathan died from gunshot wounds he sustained during a shooting at North Park Elementary School.

He was allowed entry to the School and went to her mixed-grade classroom where he opened fire on Ms. Smith, Jonathan Martinez, and another student standing near her before turning the gun on himself. The shooting happened around 10:27 a.m.

San Bernardino Police found Anderson and Smith both shot dead in the classroom. Jonathan was airlifted to a local hospital (Loma Linda University Medical Center); the unidentified child was taken to the same facility by ambulance. Both were in critical condition, but Jonathan Martinez did not make it.

Martinez was one of 15 students in the classroom at the time of the shooting, from grades 1 through 4.

There were 18 people total, including Karen Smith and her two teacher's aides.

GoFundMe

The photo used in Jonathan Martinez's GoFundMe

The photo used in Jonathan Martinez's GoFundMe

Jonathan Martinez's cousin Brianna Lopez has set up a GoFundMe [1] page to pay for her family's funeral Expense and meals during this time of need. It is entitled, "Jonathan Our Family Angel." [1] https://www.gofundme.com/jonathan-martinez-our-family-angel

As of April 11, 2017, more than 1,700 people contributed to the cause.

Together, they raised a total of over $47,000.

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References

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Citation Linkgofundme.comJonathan Martinez's GoFundMepage (set up by his cousin, Brianna Lopez)
Apr 11, 2017, 9:47 PM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comAftermath
Apr 11, 2017, 2:32 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comStudents after the shooting
Apr 11, 2017, 3:09 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comView from above
Apr 11, 2017, 3:31 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPolice escorting children to safety
Apr 11, 2017, 3:50 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPress conference
Apr 11, 2017, 3:50 AM
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Citation Linkromper.comWho Is Jonathan Martinez?The 8-Year-Old Died After The North Park Elementary Shooting (by Kaitlin Kimont)
Apr 11, 2017, 4:10 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comMemorial tribute
Apr 11, 2017, 4:11 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comView from helicopter, responding officers at the scene
Apr 11, 2017, 4:19 AM
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Citation Linkktla.comKTLAreports on Jonathan Martinez; dead after school shooting in San Bernardino
Apr 11, 2017, 4:26 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comJonathan Martinez
Apr 11, 2017, 4:27 AM
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Citation Linkpeople.comPeople Magazineprovides updates about Jonathan Martinez and the San Bernadino shooting (2017)
Apr 11, 2017, 4:55 AM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comYounger Jonathan smiling
Apr 11, 2017, 9:17 PM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comJonathan Martinez with Santa
Apr 11, 2017, 9:17 PM
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Citation Linkwrex.comHis background
Apr 11, 2017, 9:20 PM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comJonathan Martinez riding a horse
Apr 11, 2017, 9:31 PM
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Citation Linkabc7.comABC 7article: "Family shares photos of slain 8 year old" (Jonathan Martinez)
Apr 11, 2017, 9:34 PM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comJonathan Martinez smiling
Apr 11, 2017, 9:35 PM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of Jonathan Martinez in a Sombrero
Apr 11, 2017, 9:45 PM
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Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPolice at the scene
Apr 11, 2017, 12:28 AM