R.I.P.: Remembering the Lives of Every Teenager Killed in Chicago This Summer Jamal Lockett

June 2012

Jamal Lockett, 16 (first image)

Lockett, one of seven siblings, was killed during a fight over a bicycle on June 2. Kalvin Carter, 17, has been charged with first-degree murder and unlawful use of a weapon.

[via CBS Chicago]

Joseph Briggs, 16 (second image)

Briggs was a freshman at Gage Park High School. On June 9, a single bullet fired from a gray sedan struck him in the head while he stood on his front porch.

[via NBC Chicago]

Romelo Golden, 17

Golden was shot 11 times on June 13 while standing in front of a house in South Chicago. Keon Tolliver, 17, has been charged with first-degree murder.

[via Chicago Tribune]

Shakaki Asphy, 16 (third image)

A student at Harper High School, Asphy died on June 16 after someone randomly opened fire on the porch where she was sitting with friends. One of those friends, Leon Cunningham, 18, was also hit; a bullet struck him while in his wheelchair on the sidewalk. Cunningham was paralyzed as a result of a shooting a few years ago.

[via CBS Chicago

Henry Soyege, 19

Soyege, who lived on West Hollywood Avenue, was shot on June 18 during a confrontation that police think was gang related. He was pronounced dead at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

[via Chicago Tribune]

Antonio Davis, 14 (fourth image)

Davis was walking in Englewood on June 22 when a van pulled up alongside him. An armed man exited the vehicle and shot Davis until he was dead. Davis's aunt described him as "a loving kid. All he liked was basketball. He wanted to go to school to play basketball."

[via Huffington Post]

Tyquan Tyler, 13 (fifth image)

Tyler was attending a party with his sisters in Woodlawn on June 24 when a fight broke out. While Tyler fled the scene, a car drove by and shot into the crowd. His mother arrived to retrieve him and his sisters. He died in her arms on the sidewalk.

[via Chicago Tribune]

Lenard Trust, 17

Trust died in Bronzeville on June 30 after a gunman exited a vehicle with an AK-47. Of the ten rounds fired, one struck Trust in the head, killing him.

[via Chicago Tribune]

William Cook, 19 

A shot to the chest killed Cook at his Chicago Lawn home on June 30. Police found him shortly after 2 a.m.

[via Chicago Tribune]

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