A man identified as Dodd Davis has been shot dead in Chicago.
Dodd Davis, 56, was shot to death in the 2700 block of West Polk, North Lawndale neighborhood, West Side on September 12, 2021.
His son, Neko Davis went on Facebook to drop a heartfelt note. “I love you daddy, but you already knew that Dodd Davis,” He wrote. “I ain’t never went this long without talking to my daddy, how I’m suppose to do this for a lifetime”.
His cousin also wrote on Facebook. “Really gonna miss you, Dodd Davis…Always had a smile on his face and was ready to talk sports with anyone” she said. “Please pray for my family during this tragic time!! Rest well cousin!! Definitely hurt the soul with this one”.
Kentrell McNeal, 15, killed in Chicago Shooting
Two Chicago high school students were killed in gun violence in Chicago on Tuesday. 15-year-old Simeon High School student, Kentrell McNeal has been identified as one of the deceased.
McNeal was pronounced dead at 9:33 a.m. Wednesday.
McNeal and the 14-year-old boy were attacked while sitting in a car around 6:30 p.m. in the 5200 block of South Lake Park Avenue. According to Police
The younger boy was struck in the leg and transported to Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition, police said.
McNeal suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was taken to Provident Hospital, police said. He was transferred to Comer.
McNeal was part of the nonprofit youth group Good Kids Mad City, according to the group’s executive director Carlil Pittman.
“Lately I had the opportunity to spend a lot of time with Kentrell,” Pittman wrote on Twitter.
is why it’s so important to have creative spaces and outlets for young people to be able to go to because there’s nothing on the streets of Chicago for them already. RIP.”