Javon Tyrese Carson
Jumped in to save a friend
Nicknamed Jay, he was the “handyman of the house” and “loved to see people smile.”
Afterward, girlfriends fought over him. His sister had to tell them to stop the “drama.”
Another friend remembered a swim lesson: “I was drowning and u jumped in even though u ain’t know how to swim too …. I love you brother.”
Police found Javon Tyrese Carson, 17, lying in the 4100 block of Chesford Road in Columbus, Ohio, at approximately 1:30 a.m. on Oct. 5. He was pronounced dead “a short time later” at OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital.