Mekay James Dead : 3-year-old Mekay James shot and killed in Austin Chicago June 21, 2020 at about 6:25 pm. obituary – tributes – How did Mekay Jamesdie? Funeral plans.
Mekay James passed away after being shot dead in father’s car in Austin Chicago by someone shooting at his father while they were driving.
Who killed Mekay James?
According to Chicago Police Chief of Operations Fred Waller, a blue Honda pulled behind the black SUV the boy’s 27-year-old father was driving in the 600 block of North Central Avenue and fired several rounds, shooting the toddler dead.
The father who was believed to be the intended target of the shooting drove his son to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, Waller said, but he was pronounced dead shortly after arriving the hospital.
He lived in Skokie and his father was left with gaze wound to his abdomen.
No one was immediately taken into custody.
Community activist Andrew Holmes said he was offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the shooter, who he called “a straight coward.”
“Let’s go to work, let’s find the shooter, let’s get him in tonight,” Holmes said outside the hospital.
Tributes to Mekay James
Family, friends and loved ones of the deceased have taken to their social media pages to share their tributes while calling all fathers in the community to show up and stand together to bring justice to the deceased.
Mekay James obituary, funeral arrangement, any GoFundMe page?
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