Jeremiah Dickey Biography – Wiki
Jeremiah Dickey is identified as the teenager who was shot and killed while on Facebook Live, near his home in New York on Tuesday and now police are looking for the shooting suspect, according to CNN. He was described by his mother as a loving kid with good heart who loved doing things for others.
A teen was rapping along to a favorite song on Facebook Live when he was fatally shot in the head outside a Brooklyn bodega.
Jeremiah Dickey was about 30 seconds into his post when he started to look around before five gunshots ring out.https://t.co/lOnImvzJgW
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) February 5, 2020
He was 19 years old.
Jeremiah Dickey Shot Dead During Being Live on Facebook
Police responded to a 911 call around at 6:45 pm about a male teenager who got shot at Elton Street and News Lots Avenue in Brooklyn, according to the reports of the New York Police Department.
After the arrival of police at the scene, a teenager was found unconscious and unresponsive on the floor with a gunshot wound to the head.
The teenager was later identified as the 19-year-old Jeremiah Dickey by authorities.
He was immediately rushed to a local hospital, where he could not survive and was later announced dead, according to police.
Jeremiah Dickey Mother
“I just miss my son. I shouldn’t have to be sitting here sobbing while they they are still out there running free”, Debra Dickey, Jeremiah’s mother told CNN.
According to his mother, there was not any way to know something like that accident could happen to her son, especially while being live on Facebook.
Jeremiah Dickey Facebook Live Video
According to one of the statements, Facebook made sure they deleted Jeremiah’s live video from their platform.
Jeremiah appeared to be singing along to a song about 35 seconds from the car in the removed Facebook live video. The video shows after he took a quick look around, five gunshots were heard ringing in the air.
The New York Police Department told CNN that it is unclear if the shooting was captured in the Facebook Live.
No suspects have been arrested yet.