Remembering Devonte Ortiz / by Montinique Monroe

AUSTIN, TEXAS. July 6, 2018. Family, friends and community members gather for a vigil at Travis High School football field to honor Devonte Ortiz, 19, who was shot and killed on July 4, 2018, after a dispute over fireworks. Montinique Monroe for KUT News

AUSTIN, TEXAS. July 6, 2018. Family, friends and community members gather for a vigil at Travis High School football field to honor Devonte Ortiz, 19, who was shot and killed on July 4, 2018, after a dispute over fireworks. Montinique Monroe for KUT News

AUSTIN, TEXAS. July 6, 2018. Family, friends and community members gather for a vigil at Travis High School football field to honor Devonte Ortiz, 19, who was shot and killed on July 4, 2018, after a dispute over fireworks. Montinique Monroe for KUT News

AUSTIN, TEXAS. July 6, 2018. Family, friends and community members gather for a vigil at Travis High School football field to honor Devonte Ortiz, 19, who was shot and killed on July 4, 2018, after a dispute over fireworks. Montinique Monroe for KUT News

AUSTIN, TEXAS. July 6, 2018. Myke Jones, 19, speaks at a vigil honoring his friend Devonte Ortiz, who was shot and killed on July 4, 2018 after a dispute over fireworks. Montinique Monroe for KUT News

AUSTIN, TEXAS. July 6, 2018. Myke Jones, 19, speaks at a vigil honoring his friend Devonte Ortiz, who was shot and killed on July 4, 2018 after a dispute over fireworks. Montinique Monroe for KUT News

AUSTIN, TEXAS. July 6, 2018. Family, friends and community members gather for a vigil at Travis High School football field to honor Devonte Ortiz, 19, who was shot and killed on July 4, 2018, after a dispute over fireworks. Montinique Monroe for KUT News

AUSTIN, TEXAS. July 6, 2018. Family, friends and community members gather for a vigil at Travis High School football field to honor Devonte Ortiz, 19, who was shot and killed on July 4, 2018, after a dispute over fireworks. Montinique Monroe for KUT News

AUSTIN, TEXAS. July 6, 2018. Family, friends and community members gather for a vigil at Travis High School football field to honor Devonte Ortiz, 19, who was shot and killed on July 4, 2018, after a dispute over fireworks. Montinique Monroe for KUT News

AUSTIN, TEXAS. July 6, 2018. Family, friends and community members gather for a vigil at Travis High School football field to honor Devonte Ortiz, 19, who was shot and killed on July 4, 2018, after a dispute over fireworks. Montinique Monroe for KUT News

AUSTIN, TEXAS. July 6, 2018. Myke Jones, 19, speaks at a vigil honoring his friend Devonte Ortiz, who was shot and killed on July 4, 2018 after a dispute over fireworks. Montinique Monroe for KUT News

AUSTIN, TEXAS. July 6, 2018. Myke Jones, 19, speaks at a vigil honoring his friend Devonte Ortiz, who was shot and killed on July 4, 2018 after a dispute over fireworks. Montinique Monroe for KUT News

AUSTIN, TEXAS. July 6, 2018. Speedy Paul Brown prays during a candlelight vigil for Devonte Ortiz, 19, who was shot and killed on July 4, 2018, after a dispute over fireworks. Montinique Monroe for KUT News

AUSTIN, TEXAS. July 6, 2018. Speedy Paul Brown prays during a candlelight vigil for Devonte Ortiz, 19, who was shot and killed on July 4, 2018, after a dispute over fireworks. Montinique Monroe for KUT News

AUSTIN, TEXAS. July 6, 2018. Zerenity Richardson, 5, and her cousin Jordin Madyun, 12, watch the candlelight vigil honoring Devonte Ortiz, who was shot and killed on July 4, 2018, after a dispute over fireworks. Montinique Monroe for KUT News

AUSTIN, TEXAS. July 6, 2018. Zerenity Richardson, 5, and her cousin Jordin Madyun, 12, watch the candlelight vigil honoring Devonte Ortiz, who was shot and killed on July 4, 2018, after a dispute over fireworks. Montinique Monroe for KUT News

AUSTIN, TEXAS. July 6, 2018. Family, friends and community members gather for a vigil at Travis High School football field to honor Devonte Ortiz, 19, who was shot and killed on July 4, 2018, after a dispute over fireworks. Montinique Monroe for KUT News

AUSTIN, TEXAS. July 6, 2018. Family, friends and community members gather for a vigil at Travis High School football field to honor Devonte Ortiz, 19, who was shot and killed on July 4, 2018, after a dispute over fireworks. Montinique Monroe for KUT News

AUSTIN, TEXAS. July 6, 2018. Ashlee Arriaga, 19, cries while attending a vigil honoring Devonte Ortiz, who was shot and killed on July 4, 2018 after a dispute over fireworks. Montinique Monroe for KUT News

AUSTIN, TEXAS. July 6, 2018. Ashlee Arriaga, 19, cries while attending a vigil honoring Devonte Ortiz, who was shot and killed on July 4, 2018 after a dispute over fireworks. Montinique Monroe for KUT News

AUSTIN, TEXAS. July 6, 2018. Amber Garcia (middle), 17, mourns her boyfriend Devonte Ortiz at a vigil at the Travis High School football field. Ortiz who was an honor roll student and athlete at Travis, was shot and killed on July 4, 2018, after a dispute over fireworks. Montinique Monroe for KUT News

AUSTIN, TEXAS. July 6, 2018. Amber Garcia (middle), 17, mourns her boyfriend Devonte Ortiz at a vigil at the Travis High School football field. Ortiz who was an honor roll student and athlete at Travis, was shot and killed on July 4, 2018, after a dispute over fireworks. Montinique Monroe for KUT News

AUSTIN, TEXAS. July 6, 2018. Family, friends and community members gather for a vigil at Travis High School football field to honor Devonte Ortiz, 19, who was shot and killed on July 4, 2018, after a dispute over fireworks. Montinique Monroe for KUT News

AUSTIN, TEXAS. July 6, 2018. Family, friends and community members gather for a vigil at Travis High School football field to honor Devonte Ortiz, 19, who was shot and killed on July 4, 2018, after a dispute over fireworks. Montinique Monroe for KUT News