Every day in the U.S. about 89 people are shot dead in one way or another. At GunMemorial.org we try to post pages for all of these people even though the circumstances of their deaths can be drastically different.

Eric Ortega Soto, age 36

Fatally shot on August 13, 2016 in Hayward, California.

Eric was killed by police.

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    4 E
  • Number of children:
    4 2 and one on the way
    1 3
  • Personality:
    1 fun loving
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