Johnavus Brooks, 19, died Sept. 7, shortly after police found him lying on the ground with a gunshot wound — a shocking end for a teenager who as recently as last year was on the honor roll at Ball High School.

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Terry Moore

Such a sad situation. May he rest in peace and may your family find comfort and understanding❤

Mary Whitby

Praying for this family

Doug Sivyer

Very sad indeed. Another bright light snuffed out as a result of gun violence. When will we act as a people to address this?

Paula Flinn

Praying for the Brooks family. Johnavus was always kind and respectful to me at Ball High. I really liked and respected him. God Bless this Family!

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