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Jalen Robert Hogue

Age 18

Detroit, Michigan

He recently graduated from high school

His mother said his roommate found him unresponsive, sprawled out on his air mattress. His room was filled with smoke and his phone was damaged.

He was just 10 days shy of turning 19. He was one of 12 children. His smile would light up a room. His family said his laughter was something that will always stay in your head. He had recently walked the stage at his high school graduation.

Jalen Robert Hogue, 18, was shot and killed by an unknown person on May 28, 2018 in his home on the 15700 block of Mansfield Street in Detroit.


By Nikyya Smith · Age 19
Meet the Reporters

More than 300 siblings

Ramand Kassadine Davis

Happy in his SpongeBob SquarePants jammies

Yaleah Hall

Sister, daughter, dancer, since day one

Elisha Amon Cole

Dreaming big, working on his portfolio

Lia Lin Collier

A light, “unrelenting joy” extinguished

Peyton Nicole Hurt

Still helping others, even in death

Ryan Amadeo Dela Cruz

Gone, two weeks shy of graduation

Rashaad Izil Wisher

One brother buried. Then another one.

Izabella Marie Helem

Brother shoots his sister by accident

Raydale Hill

Can no longer create his music

Jaquincy Jawan Ross

Wanted to buy her a scooter

Lorenzo Moore-Vaughn

About to start his senior year

Elijah Foster

Dope Boy Gang. One less member.

Kameron Johnson

He dreamed of college and cars

Jeremiah Ascencio

Last moments spent cradling his brother

Shondricka J'Nay Adams

Celebrating one night, gone the next

Ty'Dre Shyheim Hailey

She didn’t know it was real

Jayden Fondeur

His older brother found him first

Jontae Billups-Brooks

An athlete and a music lover

Rashiya Melton

Joins brother, leaves behind her twin

Caydence Nicole Painter

Reading, dancing, playing. Siblings shot together.