GoFundMe page opened to pay funeral expenses 15-year-old Kaden Bauswell shot dead on Tuesday Near an elementary school in Kansas City, Kansas.
Fundraising activities Collected about $ 8,000 donation In the last two days.
The teenager was one of the following victims Some unrelated shootings that killed four people There was one injured in the Kansas City area on Tuesday. According to his uncle Timothy Trip, who organized the fundraising campaign, Cadden’s family and community were shocked by his death.
“The unexpected death of a child is an unimaginable loss that no one could prepare,” writes Tripp. “Carden was a son, grandson, cousin, and friend, and was taken violently to 6-8-2021. He will be greatly missed by everyone who knows him.”
Police responded to the shooting by noon at 6600 blocks on Cleveland Avenue near Hazel Grove Elementary School, a Nancy Chartland spokesman said. Kansas City, Kansas, Police Station.
According to police, Carden was taken to a hospital where he died.
According to Chartland, in the first investigation, the shots were not random and the bullets were fired from inside the car. As of Friday, there is no up-to-date information on this incident.
Tripp started a fundraising campaign to help Kaden’s grandparents, he wrote. They will spend money from donations to pay for his funeral.
“Help us collect money to pay his final farewell during this very difficult time,” Trip said. “All donations go directly to grandparents Kimberley and Bobby Hernandez to support unexpected funeral expenses.”
As of Friday morning, GoFundMe received $ 7780 from 111 donors and was shared about 1.3 million times. His community also celebrates his life by gathering at a prayer rally at the First Southern Baptist Church on Tuesday at 8 pm.
“This is a community prayer event to commemorate the life of Kaden Bauswell, one of our church youth groups,” read the event description.
“Bring flowers, cards and stories in memory of Carden’s tragic loss. Honey Bear Daycare’s Delayne Hulse releases balloons and artist Anita Shikles gives her grandparents a memorial stone to be placed in the church’s cross garden. This will be a time of hope and healing for our church community. “