Funeral plans set for slain Jacksonville 7-year-old
Family mourns as police search for shooter
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 7-year-old Jacksonville boy shot and killed Feb. 18 while playing in a yard in front of a home will be laid to rest Saturday morning, News4Jax has learned.
Police said Tashawn Gallon was caught in the crossfire of a gun battle on Mt. Herman Street.
Lampkins Patterson Funeral Home is holding a viewing for Tashawn from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at 6615 Arlington Expressway.
His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday.
Tashawn's mother made an emotional plea during a vigil for her son, begging for anyone with information to help "find my baby's killer."
The reward for information leading to an arrest in the case has been increased to $20,000.
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