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Nickolas Martinez

Age 18

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Talented golfer, football player and snowboarder

He was no stranger to the golf course, football field or snowboarding slope. The determined athlete and compassionate friend never lost sight of his family. He was a loving son, grandson, brother, friend and student at Rio Rancho High School and Great Academy.

His remarkable smile and positive attitude will always be remembered by his loved ones. His friend Brandon thanked him for believing in all his dreams.

Nickolas Martinez, 18, was shot and killed in Albuquerque, New Mexico in a domestic dispute on Nov. 12, 2018.

By Nadia Farjami · Age 17
Meet the Reporters

More than 300 siblings

Ramand Kassadine Davis

Happy in his SpongeBob SquarePants jammies

Yaleah Hall

Sister, daughter, dancer, since day one

Elisha Amon Cole

Dreaming big, working on his portfolio

Lia Lin Collier

A light, “unrelenting joy” extinguished

Peyton Nicole Hurt

Still helping others, even in death

Ryan Amadeo Dela Cruz

Gone, two weeks shy of graduation

Rashaad Izil Wisher

One brother buried. Then another one.

Izabella Marie Helem

Brother shoots his sister by accident

Raydale Hill

Can no longer create his music

Jaquincy Jawan Ross

Wanted to buy her a scooter

Lorenzo Moore-Vaughn

About to start his senior year

Elijah Foster

Dope Boy Gang. One less member.

Kameron Johnson

He dreamed of college and cars

Jeremiah Ascencio

Last moments spent cradling his brother

Shondricka J'Nay Adams

Celebrating one night, gone the next

Ty'Dre Shyheim Hailey

She didn’t know it was real

Jayden Fondeur

His older brother found him first

Jontae Billups-Brooks

An athlete and a music lover

Rashiya Melton

Joins brother, leaves behind her twin

Caydence Nicole Painter

Reading, dancing, playing. Siblings shot together.