O'side Teen Shot, Suspect Sought

A 17-year-old was shot to death in an Oceanside neighborhood early Sunday morning.

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    Artie Ojeda
    Candles and flowers are left outside the victim's aunt's home.

    Oceanside police are investigating the shooting of a teenager in the same community that witnessed the shooting of a soccer coach less than two weeks ago.

    Officers found a 17-year-old boy with gunshot wounds on Grant Street around 2 a.m. Sunday. The teen was airlifted to a nearby hospital but died from his injuries. 

    O'side Teen Shot, Suspect Sought

    [DGO] O'side Teen Shot, Suspect Sought
    Maria Perez, the mother of a 17-year-old boy who was shot in Oceanside, spoke to NBC 7 reporter Artie Ojeda about the loss of her son Antonio Carachuri-Perez. (Published Monday, Mar 12, 2012)

    Family and friends tell our media partner the North County Times that the victim's name was Antonio Carachurit. 

    A memorial of candles, pictures and flowers was set up in front of the teenager's aunt's home in Oceanside Monday.

    A suspect has not yet been identified. 

    A shooting occurred in the same neighborhood on March 2 when a volunteer soccer coach was wounded according to the NCTimes.

    Community members met less than a week ago to discuss the shooting and the threat for residents. 

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