Jordan Leon DeShields
He told friends to be careful
The New Era Academy student had a “smile as bright as the sun.” Every time he parted ways with his friends he would tell them to be safe and that he loved them, classmate Jessica Wilson told The Baltimore Sun.
To keep kids out of trouble, the Mary E. Rodman Recreation Center has welcomed kids to play basketball on its courts every day after school since 1974. But now, these children of Southwest Baltimore do not feel safe.