Tennessee Teen Dies After Shielding Three Classmates From Gunfire [News]
The Fulton High School community is mourning the loss of 15-year-old Zaevion William Dobson, who risked his life to save others when a gunman randomly opened fire, ABC News reports.
Tennessee’s Knoxville Police Department Chief David Rausch held an emotional news conference about the shooting. Brandon Perry, 23, was involved in a shooting around 7:18 p.m., police said. Perry allegedly shot his mother with a 10-year-old child in the home. His mother, Lisa, was hospitalized. At 10:12 p.m., while Dobson was hanging out with three of his friends, Perry and several others “randomly fired multiple times” at the teens. It was then that Dobson used his body to shield the bullets from hitting teenagers Kiara Rucker, Faith Gordan, and another unidentified girl.
he died laying on top of me . I love him that’s my brother man ❤️ rest easy zae ?? ILL NEVER FORGET YOU
— faith. (@ovofaiith) December 18, 2015
Around 2 a.m., Perry was found injured from gunshots inside of a BMW that crashed into an elderly woman’s home. He died Friday morning. The passenger in the car, Christopher D. Bassett, 20, was seen fleeing the scene. He was …read more
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