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Katrina Marie Casarez

Age 18

San Antonio, Texas

Sweet, musical memories with her boyfriend

Her uncle wrote in a Facebook tribute, “You are loved by so many with that big heart [and] beautiful soul!”

She loved the music of Kendrick Lamar, Future, K. Michelle and Jhené Aiko. She was also a fan of Big Daddy’s Eats & Treats, a food truck in her hometown of San Antonio.

Katrina Marie Casarez, 18, and her boyfriend of eight months were both shot and killed on Feb. 5, 2019 in San Antonio. The shooter also allegedly shot at two other children who were unarmed.

By Sophia McDermott-Hughes · Age 18
Meet the Reporters

More than 200 friends

Saniyah Monee Nicholson

Funny faces and pigtails no longer

Tyrese A. Jones

He was beloved at his school

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Shot while walking down the street

Kameron Johnson

He dreamed of college and cars

Kameron Porter

Domestic violence ends a stepson’s life

Jacob Matthew Edwards

A survivor, full of heart. Gone.

Corey Donald II

He had just started barber school

Floyd Chianti Davenport IV

“Baba stay woke...Baba stay woke!”

Kelvion’te A. Trammell

Engine still running, no life left

Clinton Howell

A daily trip that turned deadly

Jayvone J. Shackelford-Bishop

Friends together like Lilo & Stitch

Joel Keshon Green

An interrupted trail of Facebook photos

Fernando Perez

“What is it going to take?”

Moltere Charles Jr.

#TGFAD — Thank God for another day

Oliver Santos

Big smile stolen on Saturday night

Darryl Lamar Johnson

A family visit. He never left.

Xavier Montrail Thomas

Candles flicker against darkness for Zay

Romane D. Taylor Jr.

Intelligent and playful, beloved by buddies

Christian Jose Garcia Sanchez

Teen showed appreciation for loved ones

Arkests Raymon Grant

His truck was in the driveway