By CBS Baltimore Staff

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Friends and family gathered Saturday to honor the life of a 15-year-old who was shot and killed in northwest Baltimore.

Jaileel Jones’ family said he was a youth advocate.

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So in his honor, the foundation started by NFL player Deonte Harris committed funding to the “peer-to-peer mediation program” in Baltimore.

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The program gives young people avenues to resolve disputes without violence.

Jones was killed on March 6 after an alleged argument with a 14-year-old boy.

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The suspect is charged with first and second degree murder charges.

CBS Baltimore Staff