Teenager killed in Antioch birthday party shooting identified

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The teenager shot and killed during a birthday party shooting in Antioch on Saturday has been identified. 

Nadia Tirado, 18, was shot at a birthday party filled with young adults. 

According to witnesses, the shots were fired after uninvited guests arrived at the party. Seven people were shot, including Tirado. 

The incident caused panic, and the crowd dispersed into the neighborhood for cover. 

Tirado’s family said she suffered a gunshot wound to her lower abdomen and was later declared dead at a local hospital. 

The suspect/s in the shooting was believed to got into a car and fled the scene. 

A GoFundMe has been established to raise money for Tirado’s family.

“Like many others, we are extremely heartbroken and devastated. With the help of friends and family, we would love to honor her and say our final goodbyes. Nadia was only 18 years old and full of live. She was an amazing daughter, sister, friend etc. She was known for lighting up a room and putting a smile on everyone’s face. Everyone loved her and she loved everyone. She was the most forgiving person we knew. She will be missed by so many and will never be forgotten.”



Charlene is a Bay Area journalist who hails from the small community of Fresno. Drawing from her experience writing for her college paper, Charlene continues to advocate for free press and local journalism. She also volunteers in all the beach cleanups she can because she loves the water.

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