(L.A.) Juan Ortega, 14, Died from Gunshots

Case Number: 2023-03314

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a 14-year-old male of Hispanic ethnicity that occurred at a private residence.

The coroner’s office has identified the teenager as Juan Ortega of Palmdale, California.

Manner of Death: Homicide

Cause of Death: Multiple Gunshot Wounds

RIP JUAN ORTEGA (September 12, 2008 – March 26, 2023)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Sunday at 5:33 p.m.

The shooting occurred in the 3000 block of East Avenue R-4 in Palmdale.