Mekay James Death | Mekay James Obituary – Tragedy hit on Saturday, June 20, 2020. A 3-year-old Mekay James was shot and killed when someone opened fire at his father vehicle while they where driving in Austin.
Bullet struck James when someone in blue Honda pulled at the rear of his father’s SUV and opened fire at them.
James’ father was driving in the 600 block of North Central Avenue around 6:25 p.m. when the unknown shooter pulled behind them and started firing several rounds.
A police source said the father was believed to be the intended target of the shooting.
Jame’s father, a 27-year-old man of Skokie rushed his son to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park where he was later pronounced dead shortly after arriving.
The father drove the boy to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, Waller said, but the boy was pronounced dead shortly after arriving.
Andrew Holmes who is the Community activist said he was offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the shooter, who he called “a straight coward.”