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 Faheem Thomas-Childs

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Faheem Thomas-Childs

Birth
USA
Death
11 Feb 2004 (aged 9–10)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Burial Details Unknown
Plot
unknown
Memorial ID
20327506 View Source

10-year-old Faheem Thomas-Childs,a bright third-grade student who was a leader in his class,was shot and killed as he walked through the gates of his North Philadelphia elementary school. On the morning of Feb. 11, 2004, a gun battle between warring drug dealers erupted outside the school and spilled into the schoolyard. One of the bullets struck Faheem in the face, killing him five days later.Three days after the shooting police charged two gang members with Faheem's murder. Lawyers for the family of Faheem Thomas-Childs sued a local gun dealer suspected of selling the very gun that killed Faheem.Kennell Spady, 21, and Kareem Johnson, 22, were charged with first-degree murder for their roles in a wild gunfight that killed Faheem Thomas-Childs.

10-year-old Faheem Thomas-Childs,a bright third-grade student who was a leader in his class,was shot and killed as he walked through the gates of his North Philadelphia elementary school. On the morning of Feb. 11, 2004, a gun battle between warring drug dealers erupted outside the school and spilled into the schoolyard. One of the bullets struck Faheem in the face, killing him five days later.Three days after the shooting police charged two gang members with Faheem's murder. Lawyers for the family of Faheem Thomas-Childs sued a local gun dealer suspected of selling the very gun that killed Faheem.Kennell Spady, 21, and Kareem Johnson, 22, were charged with first-degree murder for their roles in a wild gunfight that killed Faheem Thomas-Childs.

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