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Iniko Ji'Von Roshadd Hurston

Age 18

LaGrange, Georgia

Always caring, shot just before Christmas

He updated his cover photo on Facebook every few months. His selections included a photo of himself popping a wheelie and one of his baby niece.

Those who knew him said he “always cared for people” and that “he never left without saying I love you.

Two days before Christmas, Iniko Ji'Von Roshadd Hurston, 18, was at the corner of Troup and Jenkins Streets in Lagrange, Georgia, when someone drove up, shot him multiple times and then drove away. Hurston was taken to WellStar West Georgia Medical Center, where he died.

By J.J. Hennessy · Age 16
Meet the Reporters

More than 200 friends

Saniyah Monee Nicholson

Funny faces and pigtails no longer

Tyrese A. Jones

He was beloved at his school


Shot while walking down the street

Kameron Johnson

He dreamed of college and cars

Kameron Porter

Domestic violence ends a stepson’s life

Jacob Matthew Edwards

A survivor, full of heart. Gone.

Corey Donald II

He had just started barber school

Floyd Chianti Davenport IV

“Baba stay woke...Baba stay woke!”

Kelvion’te A. Trammell

Engine still running, no life left

Clinton Howell

A daily trip that turned deadly

Jayvone J. Shackelford-Bishop

Friends together like Lilo & Stitch

Joel Keshon Green

An interrupted trail of Facebook photos

Fernando Perez

“What is it going to take?”

Moltere Charles Jr.

#TGFAD — Thank God for another day

Oliver Santos

Big smile stolen on Saturday night

Darryl Lamar Johnson

A family visit. He never left.

Xavier Montrail Thomas

Candles flicker against darkness for Zay

Romane D. Taylor Jr.

Intelligent and playful, beloved by buddies

Katrina Marie Casarez

Sweet, musical memories with her boyfriend

Christian Jose Garcia Sanchez

Teen showed appreciation for loved ones