Malik Tyler, Dallas Teen Killed In Crossfire, Still Inspires At Celebration Of Life

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Family, friend and teachers who loved Malik Tyler, the 13-year-old shot and killed in crossfire in Pleasant Grove on Tuesday, June 4, gathered for a celebration of his life Thursday evening.

“I’m at a loss for words,” said Derrion Cornelius, one of Tyler’s friends. “I just want most people to stop the violence.”

“What’s wrong with the world now? It’s crazy. It’s crazy,” said another friend, King Morgan, who was walking with Tyler the evening of the deadly shooting.

They were walking to the corner store for snacks, when someone driving by started shooting.

Dallas Police arrested Datrail Clayton for Tyler’s murder.


Original published: 2019-06-13 21:12:43 Read the full Dallas News here

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