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.READ MORE: Police: 15-Year-Old Boy Injured In SE Baltimore Shooting Saturday Night
So in his honor, the foundation started by NFL player Deonte Harris committed funding to the “peer-to-peer mediation program” in Baltimore.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Most Of The Region Could See Severe Storm Sunday Afternoon
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.MORE NEWS: Baltimore Students Build Memory Garden For Gun Violence Survivors
The suspect is charged with first and second degree murder charges.