PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Family and friends came together Thursday evening to remember a 14-year-old shot to death in Feltonville. Samir Jefferson was shot 18 times on Wyoming Avenue while waiting for the bus after school.
It’s been an emotional week for Samir’s family. A vigil and balloon release was held Thursday night for a life cut short.
“Everybody screaming, crying, it’s devastating,” Desiree Goodson, Samir’s mother, said.
Family members say Samir loved music, playing basketball, eating chicken alfredo and was always smiling.
“Samir is a beautiful kid. He’s never angry,” Goodson said.
Samir, a freshman at Thomas Edison High School, was waiting for the bus...