On Tuesday night (9/20), my youngest sister, Demi, was the victim of a drive-by shooting. She was at a friend’s house when a bunch of shots were fired. Unfortunately, she couldn’t hold on long enough to wait for medical services, and she passed away on the scene. We were contacted by the police department and updated about the tragedy. At just 15 years old, she had her whole life ahead of her. She was so close to finishing up her high school credits and she just had the purest heart out of anyone I’ve ever known. Our mother (pictured to the right of Demi) wanted to move the family out of our previous city to better our lives. We never excepted something like this to happen. How exactly does one prepare for this? Our hearts are completely shattered and everyone is coping in different ways. As our mother is the sole provider for 9 children, the bills never stop coming. I would like to relieve some of her stress by raising funds to help my baby sister have the proper funeral service she deserves.
We appreciate each person who has reached out and offered their condolences.