19-year-old Devonte Ortiz will be laid to rest. He was shot and killed after a dispute over fireworks on the July 4th holiday.
Family and friends say they are devastated over the loss of Ortiz. He's been described as an athlete and loving family member. Those who knew and loved him will pay their final respects today.
41-year-old Jason Roche has been arrested and is charged with first degree murder in Ortiz's death. Court documents show that Roche claims self defense in the case.
Ortiz's funeral starts at 10 a.m. at Mission Funeral Home. Following the service, Ortiz will be laid to rest at Evergreen Cemetery.
The family has also set up a GoFundMe account to help pay for funeral arrangements. It has raised more than $11,000.