SKYWAY—Family and friends will gather for a vigil Wednesday night to remember a 12 year old boy who was shot and killed in Skyway. Alajawan Brown was shot and killed when he steped off a bus last Thursday.
Wednesday's vigil is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the 7-11 parking lot where he died at the corner of 129th Street and MLK.
Alajawan brown was a good kid, a great student and a hard worker who did yard work for his neighbors to make money for the things he wanted and the things he needed.
Police say less than a minute after he stepped off a Metro bus at South 129th and MLK he got caught in the crossfire of a shootout and died in a 7-Eleven parking lot.
It was the worst day of his mother's life.
The victim's mom Ayanna Brown says, "I can't even describe it. I don't even know what to say. I don't even know how to put it in a category. I don't know. "))
Ayanna and her husband Louis have been married 20 years.
They had the perfect family. Now something is missing.
Louis Brown says, "I lost a best friend, not just my son and I mean I can't describe what he meant to me."
When Alajawan Brown was shot and killed. This parking lot was filled with people. The street was filled with cars. Police believe there are those who saw it happen and those that know who pulled the trigger, yet not a single person has come forward."
King County Sheriff's Sgt. John Urquhart says, "Innocent 12 year old boy just going from the store on home on the sidewalk and he gets hit by a stray round out of 20, 25 shots that were fired and he's dead. I would think people would want this case solved. We certainly do."
Crime stoppers is offering a reward of up to a thousand dollars for information that leads to an arrest and remember you can remain anonymous.
Whether you do it for the money or because it's the right thing to do please call the tipline 800.222.tips.