4 people charged in shooting death of 13-year-old black child

4 people charged in shooting death of 13-year-old black child
From top left to right: Danielle Showell, Sulayman Womack, Tavon Starkey, Keyonte Watkins (Image: Police photo)

[Ed. – Where are the speeches and the TV coverage for this ‘black life,’ now ended.]

Eight people were shot across the city of Chester [Pa.] on Monday — a violent day recorded in a city that needs help. That troubling statistic was met with a major development in a tragic homicide.

A month after they buried their 13-year-old son, the Davis family got news Tuesday from U.S. Marshals and police that four people are now held on first-degree murder in their son’s killing.

Police have charged 23-year-old Tavon Starkey, 23-year-old Keyonte Watkins, 30-year-old Danielle Showell and 22-year-old Sulayman Womack with first-degree murder and related offenses.

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“It’s so bitter for me, man, not just because he’s my son, he was one of these people that’s once-in-a-generational kids. He wasn’t selfish about himself because of his athletic ability he had,” father Kyle Davis said.

Ny’Ques Davis had an infectious smile. The Chester eighth-grader was a natural talent on the basketball court and football field.

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