Darius Marcel Boone
Fort Wayne, Indiana
An infectious laugh silenced by violence
His family – parents and stepparents, as well as seven siblings – knew him as someone who had “the courage to be adventurous and take life by the horns.” They loved his infectious laugh.
Darius Marcel Boone, 14, was one of two victims involved in an accidental shooting in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on April 15, 2018. He died in the hospital the next day from a gunshot wound to the head.