The grief-stricken mother of a New Jersey high school student who was killed in a weekend shooting remembered how the 18-year-old gave her a “hug and a kiss” before leaving the house for the last time.
“He gave me a hug and I’m like, ‘You’re choking me,’” Hawa Fofana told NJ.com Monday evening about her son, Moussa Fofana, who was gunned down at Underhill Field in Maplewood around 9:40 p.m. Sunday.
“He said, ‘Mommy, I’m just going to give you a kiss.’ He gave me a hug and a kiss, and then he left the house,” she said.
Moussa, a senior at nearby Columbia High School, was pronounced dead at the scene a few hours later, not far from the field where he starred for the school’s soccer team.
Moussa Fofana and his mother Hawa seen in a photo together.Instagram
Another male student, a 17-year-old who has not been identified, was shot in the leg and treated at a