Jose Romero, 19, of El Sobrante, ID’d as victim of Friday homicide in Richmond

23rd Street fight turns fatal

Jose Romero, 19, of El Sobrante, was identified by the Contra Costa County coroner’s office as the man who was shot and killed outside a small Richmond house party early Friday.

Romero and a 32-year-old man were shot following an argument in the 2100 block of Garvin Avenue about 3:30 a.m., police spokesperson Nicole Abetkov said. Both men were airlifted to John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek, where Romero died. The 32-year-old, who hasn’t been identified, remains in the hospital but is in stable condition, Abetkov said Monday.

No arrests have been made. The homicide investigation is ongoing, Abetkov said.