Bop King Dlow Attends Chicago Slain Teen Deon Gilbert’s Funeral

Bop King DLow decried the senseless violence in his hometown of Chicago after attending the funeral of slain teen Deon Gilbert.

“So I Heard About This Kid Named Deon On The news he got shot and Killed On His Way Home From School So I Decided To go pay him and his family some respect Its Said These Kids Don’t Get A Chance To Live They Life We have to stop this now come together man it hurts to keep seeing this please help me help my city,” he captioned his IG post.

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Dlow told mourners the violence in Chicago has him distressed and he hopes to do his part to stop it.

“I’m tired. I know yall tired,” he said. “These kids can’t go outside and play without getting shot. These kids can’ hang out without getting killed. It’s even hard for him to get back and forth to school cause it’s so much violence. I wanna stop it.”

Gilbert, 15, was gunned down during a drive-by shooting on the Southeast Side of Chicago Friday, Nov. 14 when walking with a friend to a gas station to pick up some snacks,according to the Chicago Tribune. Gilbert, who was struck twice in the abdomen, was transported to Comer Children’s Hospital where he was later pronounced dead, ABC7 Chicago repors.

Gilbert, a student athlete at Noble Charter School’s Butler College Prep, reportedly had aspirations of studying construction in college.

No one is in custody for his murder.

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