Suspect Arrested in Fatal Shooting of 14-Year-Old Girl at Party in Ontario

Police say the girl died at the home and three people were seen leaving the location

A 14-year-old shot and killed at party Wednesday night in Ontario was remembered by friends as a vibrant person who made others laugh.

Police arrested a 20-year-old man they believe to be behind the fatal shooting of 14-year-old Andrea Olague. The shooting occurred at a house in the 700 block of East I Street in Ontario at 7 p.m, according to the Ontario Police Department. This article incorrectly listed the address of the incident.

"She was the person that made your day," friend Yanez Sanchez said. "She made you laugh. She would just make your day 10 times better when you saw her."

Investigators carried out boxes and bags of evidence early Thursday, according to a report in the Daily Bulletin. A handgun that police said might have been used in the crime also was recovered at the home.

"The shot went off , we don't know exactly what they were doing before it went off but a gun was produced," Ontario Police Sgt. Jeff Higbee said. "Unfortunately the victim was shot. And then they left the area and we managed throughout the night and tracked them down."

Police are unsure whether the teenager who was killed lived in the home, but said that she and the suspect knew each other.

Investigators told NBC4 they are attempting to determine whether the weapon was intentionally discharged.

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