Salvador Esparza III, age 4

Lost to gun violence on July 6, 2016 in Altadena, California.

Salvador was killed in a drive-by shooting that also injured at 27-year-old man.

Photo sources:

News sources:

79788 candles have been lit for Salvador.

This is one of our top pages of all time!

Light a candle for Salvador.

Ask your friends to light a candle or come back tomorrow to light another candle for Salvador.

You can add to Salvador's profile:

  • Nickname:
    24 chiquito
    9 Baby Chavita
    3 Chiquito
  • Number of children:
    25 Only child
    6 Love you baby Chavita
  • Personality:
    19 Full of life
    15 Energetic with a big heart
    16 Light up every room he walked into with his smile
    16 We were blessed with 4 yrs of his presence in our life..
    11 wonderful personality
    12 Cutest laugh amazing smile
    3 Funny, energetic always smiling and doing funny things
    5 He light up every room he walked into
    2 He had a big heart n we were blessed to have shared 4 yrs of his life by our side
    3 Beautiful smile always a happy camper
  • Occupation:
    27 He had an amazing job being my grandson and a very friendly boy
    13 his only occupation was to have fun and make everyone smile
    14 my son
    21 me and his father miss him dearly
    12 he was an amazing son
    18 mommy loves you mi hermoso chiquito 👼🏻❤️
    10 amazing angel
    6 sorry for your loss. I light a candle everyday for him
    9 His job was being my only grandson 😪
    6 Kept me busy all day long
    3 Awe... The best dressed cowboy I've ever seen
  • Workplace:
    18 💖 handsome
    3 Awe... The best dressed kid cowboy I've ever seen
    3 Rest In Peace Sweet Angel
    4 Very handsome
  • Schools attended:
  • Comments:
    6 I will forever miss you... ur Gamma
    9 always lighting candles for your baby
    9 So sorry this happened to you. So young and beautiful. Fly high with the Angels sweet boy.
    8 dont know him but fly high handsome 🕊💙
    8 rest in peace lil Mann 🙏🙏🕊️🕊️
    8 fly high chavita💙
    14 Lighting a candle 🕯 on behalf of my son ♥️Fabian Gomez♥️
    4 between "injured" and "27-year-old man", it should say "a", not "at".
    4 lighting a candle... from one grieving parent to another. Bryan's dad🙏
    2 Forever missing you baby❤️‍🩹 -Mommy
    2 7years !! 💔
    1 my condolences beautiful baby cruel world praying for justice

Other nearby fatal shootings: