Monday, May 15, 2017|11 p.m.
Vigil and March for Slain Teenager Launch slideshow” With their hands held high, about 70 marchers required to a main valley community’s streets Monday evening, providing prayers, assistance and a promise to the family of a killed Las Vegas teen that his killer would quickly be discovered.”I make this pledge to you: We will fix this case and bring justice for Jose,”stated Capt. Robert Plummer of City Authorities’s Bolden Location Command, following a mile-long march around the crossway of North Minnesota Street and Kansas Opportunity– near Decatur Boulevard and U.S. 95– in memory of 19-year-old Jose de Jesus Alatorre Guzman. On Might 11, 2016, authorities state Alatorre Guzman was shot while strolling on a neighboring walkway by somebody in a cars and truck that had actually brought up beside him.
An unknown suspect exited, shooting him in the stomach. Alatorre Guzman stayed conscious enough time to call 911 and tell authorities exactly what happened however died 3 days later when medical professionals took him off life assistance. Standing at the corner of Minnesota and Kansas using shirts with his senior class picture, the mom, sibling and former sweetheart of Alatorre Guzman laughed and wept as they remembered the “caring, enjoyable and adorable “previous Western High School trainee. They were joined by representatives from City Police, the Aguilas Centro Familiar Cristiano church in addition to buddies and previous Western High instructors and next-door neighbors, who also commemorated his tradition.”It’s simply starting,”stated Jose Alatorre Jr., Alatorre Guzman’s older bro.”The turnout tonight is among many examples that reveal what kind of person he was.” Courtesy Alatorre Guzman household Jose De Jesus Alatorre Guzman Monday’s march in Alatorre Guzman’s honor was led by turquoise shirt-clad Aguilas members shouting prayers in English and Spanish. The Christian church group of about 20 hoped aloud for peace in the community and for its families while
cellphones outside their front doors. Over a dozen marchers likewise held indications of Alatorre Guzman’s senior portrait, hoping that bringing attention to his death over a year after police say he was shot would help reboot the conversation among those who might understand the identity of his killer. Metro has yet to openly determine any suspects, and
a billboard on Interstate 15 implores those with information on the case to call authorities.” This case is at the top of our list,”Metro Sgt. David Watts told marchers. “Somebody out there has a secret and knows something. “”Please, whoever knows, please call,” Watts added. Alatorre Guzman’s mother, Edith Guzman, stated in Spanish she ‘d “continue to combat”up until her child’s killer was brought to trial.
Speaking over a microphone, she prompted marchers to “speak up “if they knew something. Finding her kid’s killer
would not just bring closure to the community but prevent that
person from victimizing anybody else.”We have to raise our voices and get up,” Guzman stated.