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Evanston 14-Year-Old Shot, Killed On Church Street

Dajae, a 14-year-old Evanston High School freshman, was shot and killed while walking with friends Saturday night. Here is Patch's complete coverage.

Dajae Coleman, 14, was shot and killed while walking with friends on Church Street around 10:30 p.m. Saturday. While police continue to investigate the case, there has been an outpouring of community sadness and support.

Here is Patch's complete coverage of the shooting and aftermath:

Dajae Coleman's Coach Says Boy Made Impact On His Life
The loss of the 14-year-old Evanston boy is 'impossible to understand,' coach says.

Famous Names Tweeting over Dajae Coleman's Death
Petitions are also circulating to get LeBron James to pay attention to the death of the Evanston boy who was shot and killed Saturday. James was reportedly Dajae Coleman's favorite player.


School establishes memorial fund to help offset funeral expenses for Coleman's family.

Evanston Community Turns to Social Media to Mourn Boy's Loss
Friends and even strangers touched by Dajae Coleman's death turn to Facebook, Twitter to remember the boy.


Evanston Township High School printed Dajae Coleman's 'belief statement' from his humanities class on its website as a tribute to the freshman who was shot and killed Saturday night.

14-Year-Old Evanston Boy Shot and Killed Saturday Night
The shooting happened in the 1500 block of Church Street around 10:40 p.m. Police are releasing few other details at this point. The victim was a freshman at Evanston Township High School.

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