A boy recognized for his eagerness to work was fatally shot overnight during a drive-by shooting in Troy, New York.
“Police say officers responded to the area of Old 6th Avenue just before midnight on Sunday. There, according to police, an 11 year old boy was found with a gunshot wound to the head,” WRGB reported.
The child, whom police identified as Ayshawn Davis, was taken to Albany Medical Center where he died from his injuries.
“The victim was standing in the area of the shooting with a group. A car sped by and its occupants fired a weapon from the vehicle. The vehicle continued north on Old 6th Avenue and fled the area,” the Troy Police Department wrote on Twitter.
Deputy Chief of Police Daniel DeWolf said the community was heartbroken over the news.
“To say that this death is tragic is an understatement,” he commented. “Our thoughts and