Joshua Purcell Death | Passed Away | Obituary
Joshua Purcell Death – Dead: A great loss was made known to InsideEko. As friends and families of the deceased are mourning the passing of their loved and cherished Joshua Purcell.
Update: The victim in last night’s shooting has been identified by his family as Joshua Purcell, 16. Chief Revell extends his condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. TPD’s victim advocates are assisting the family.
Update: The victim in last night’s shooting has been identified by his family as Joshua Purcell, 16. Chief Revell extends his condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. TPD’s victim advocates are assisting the family. Read more at https://t.co/sW4L3VFRg2
— Tallahassee Police (@TallyPD) July 16, 2020
#RestInPeace Josh AKA “Bobby Brown” ~ 🕊 It saddens us to say goodbye to one of our own brothers way to soon Joshua Purcell. Josh was a #2018 inductee, #13 & was a proud Lamplighter with a 😊 that could light up any room. We all loved Josh and will miss his energy, spirit & love for life and his brothers. Please keep his family and his #Lamplighter brothers in prayer during this difficult time. Please let’s put a stop to the gun violence. #LLJ #OmegaLamplighters #DaVillage
A Leon High School 16-year-old was killed in a shooting in the parking lot of a prominent Orange Avenue church Wednesday night.
Tallahassee Police identified the victim as Joshua Purcell, who was going into his junior year of high school.
Few details have been released about the shooting, other than it happened at about 9 p.m. in the parking lot of Bethel AME Church and investigators are still working to identify what was behind the shooting.
Please be in prayer for the family, city of Tallahassee and the congregation of Bethel AME Church. Rev. Dr. Julius Mcallister, Jr. is the pastor.