Derrion Albert was killed in a fight on Thursday. 16 years old Derrion Albert was a student of Fenger High School. It was reported that he had a pressure to join a gang but he refused to do so. Due to his refusal, he was killed. According to video tape it seemed that he was caught in a fight and was killed.
According to the police it was the fight between Fenger High School students and rival gang members. Albert’s mother said that Derrion Albert joined the fight to help other students.
After the incident, the school is open on Monday. Rev. Victor, community representative of school said,
“Word is there will be more violence at the school on Monday. Don’t think this is going to end.”
The video of the incident proved very helpful and by the help of video the police have identified and interrogated 4 people. According to police spokesman 3 of them are teenagers.
Albert’s family was not able to watch full video but they requested other people to watch the movie and to help them to identify the culprits. Albert’s aunt LaTonia Williams said
Chicago Police spokesman Roderick Drew said that the results of the investigation would be provided to media and public. He also requested people to identify the killer of Derrion Albert.