El Mirage, Arizona
His mother couldn’t bear the news
One evening, he went to see a movie, then called his mother and asked for permission to stay out. Afterward, a crisis response team came to his house, but the person who answered the door didn’t want to hear the news. "I’m not his mother," his mother said.
Raymond Vargas, 17, was shot in the chest and killed on April 26, 2018, in El Mirage, Arizona, while driving his friends home.