“13-year-old Amadeus Miller-Ramos found dead in field after being shot in car”

By | July 21, 2023



A tragic incident occurred in Oroville, California, where a 13-year-old boy lost his life after being shot in a car. The Butte County Sheriff’s Office began their investigation into the incident on July 18. According to reports, the boy was in a vehicle with four other minors when one of them started playing with a gun. Unfortunately, the gun went off, and the bullet struck the 13-year-old, causing a fatal injury.

After the shooting, the teenager’s body was taken to a field near the intersection of 18th Street and Tehama Avenue. The investigation initially started when the Oroville Police Department discovered an abandoned stolen car earlier in the day. Evidence found inside the car led authorities to suspect that a shooting had taken place there. As the investigation progressed, they eventually found out that the victim had been left in the field.

The Butte County Sheriff’s Office later discovered the 13-year-old’s body in the field around 2 p.m. The victim was identified as Amadeus Miller-Ramos. In the course of the investigation, the minor responsible for the shooting was apprehended and subsequently booked into juvenile hall.

This tragic incident serves as a reminder of the importance of gun safety, especially when children are involved. It highlights the need for responsible gun ownership and secure storage of firearms to prevent such accidents from occurring. It is a devastating loss for the family and community, and our thoughts go out to them during this difficult time.

Authorities are continuing their investigation to gather more information about the circumstances surrounding the incident. This incident also emphasizes the importance of educating children about the dangers and consequences of mishandling firearms. It is crucial to promote gun safety and awareness to prevent similar tragedies from happening in the future..