The mother of a slain Evanston high school student is honoring his memory, by providing scholarships to two teens who walk the path her son would have traveled had he survived a shooting in 2012.
Hundreds of people turned out Saturday morning for the funeral of 14-year-old Dajae Coleman, the boy who was gunned down last weekend while walking home from a party on the west side of Evanston.
A suspect has been charged in the shooting that killed a 14-year-old boy on the west side of Evanston last weekend.
Witnesses said 14-year-old DaJae Coleman, a gifted student and athlete, was walking with friends when he was shot Saturday evening.
On Monday, students at Evanston Township High Schools arrived at school, trying to come to grips with a teen’s tragic death.
A 14-year-old boy was shot and killed in Evanston late Saturday night.