Who was Allen Gresham Jr? 20-year-old Killed In San Bernardino Party Shooting

Allen Gresham Jr Wiki

In San Bernardino, a late-night party ended in a mass shooting that left one person dead and eight people injured. Sgt. Thomas of the San Bernardino Police Department stated the incident happened around 11:53 p.m. in the 3600 block of East Highland Avenue.

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When the shooting started, a big crowd was apparently attending a party at one of the companies in the Highland Square shopping mall. According to Thomas, arriving authorities discovered one person outside the store who was pronounced dead on the scene.

According to KTLA, the victim was a man called Allen Gresham Jr. who was at a party inside the shopping center’s Tha Blue Flame lounge.


Allen Gresham Jr. was 20 years old.

San Bernardino Mass Shooting Victims

According to a press release from police, the deceased victim was Allen Gresham Jr., a San Bernardino man who was attending the “unpermitted special event” at the lounge.

According to a witness who did not want to be recognized, she saw a car pull up and someone shoot fire. Shots were also fired across the street at the Mobil gas station, according to her. according to a witness: “We just heard gunshots and a lot of kids running,”

“Most of the kids were under 18 years.”

On Saturday morning, the video showed crime scene tape blocking the parking lots of both locations. “Multiple gunshots were exchanged,” police stated after an altercation between at least two persons inside the lounge.

The release added: “The shooting continued outside and ultimately into the parking lot,” ktla.com reported.

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Police later verified that eight more people were shot in the event, with many of them self-transporting to nearby hospitals. Loma Linda University Medical Center and Arrowhead Regional Medical Center were treating the injured victims.

According to Thomas, the eight injured victims looked to have non-life threatening injuries.

The crowd at the scene was hostile to law officials as they attempted to investigate the gunshot, according to video from the scene, and police verified that the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department responded to help “secure the scene.”


Two persons were arrested during the process, one for firearm possession and the other for outstanding warrants, according to police, though it is unclear whether either was involved in the incident.

According to ktla.com Police Chief David Green stated: “The San Bernardino Police Department will be working to not only identify and arrest the suspects but to shut down the business whose illegal activities led to the shooting,”

Detective B. Keith can be reached at keith [email protected] or 909-384-5638, and Sgt. J. Plummer can be reached at plummer [email protected] or 909-384-5613.

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