A 15-year-old high school football player was gunned down while walking to school in Philadelphia
Devin Weedon had a bright future. The 15-year-old football high school football player was gunned down while walking to school at Simon Gratz High School Mastery Charter school.
According to police the shooting took place this morning while walking to the school in Tioga-Nicetown.
The police report says the shooting happened at 7:30 am.
The 10th grader was killed just two blocks from his school, according to reports. When he was walking down the street three men approached him wearing black and one with a mask and began to fight him. Devin was shot at least one time in the chest which ultimately killed him.
Devin was rushed to Temple University where he was pronounced dead.
Please keep the football player’s family, teammates and friends in your prayers during this tough time.