BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore’s violence has claimed the life of a teen on his prom night.
“I should have him right here. It’s not fair,” Jasmine Brunson’s mother Tiffany Hair said.READ MORE: Maryland Gas Tax Set To Increase, Some Legislators Call For Another Tax Holiday
Hair is heartbroken over the murder of her son.
“I’m begging you, the police, do something about this,” Hair said. “I’m begging you. He’s a child. A good child.”
The 17-year-old Carver Vo-Tech student was shot to death hours after he attended his junior prom.
WJZ spoke with his mother, Tiffany Hair. She calls him “Jay.”
“We had a video of him leaving for prom and he is just loving himself,” she said.READ MORE: Persons Of Interest Sought In Fells Point Shooting, Police Say
Baltimore Police said Brunson was shot while attending a prom afterparty at a home on East Lafayette Street. Police said the home had been rented for the party.
“I don’t understand why someone would do this to him,” Hair said.
Hair said Brunson was dedicated to his family and was helping take care of his grandfather who just had a stroke.
He also loved boxing. His coaches at Upton Boxing tell WJZ they are heartbroken over his death.
“My son has never been in trouble, never questioned for anything wrong,” Hair said. “My son was a great kid. He fits in. Everywhere he goes, everybody loves my son.”
No arrests have been made in his murder yet. The family is begging for someone to come forward.MORE NEWS: Early Voting Has Begun In Maryland's Primary Election
“Why isn’t my son’s killer locked up?” Hair said. “I don’t understand. He was a child.”