BAYTOWN, Texas — A 16-year-old Goose Creek CISD student-athlete who was shot and killed in front of his home Tuesday night is being mourned by family and friends. Parents of the victim named Shane Hamilton. They claimed that he played football and basketball for Robert E. Lee High School and had just turned 16 on Friday. They removed my infant. They took that person, according to Hamilton’s mother, who wished to remain unknown. “He was certainly interested in becoming a professional. Sports were the sole topic of conversation.
Family and friends mourns
His passion was for it. Every time he played a game, he made sure to put on a show. “Baby should be burying their mother. “Mom is not supposed to be burying their baby,” Brian Danville, Hamilton’s stepfather, said. “It’s terribly painful to lose him in this way. They took a really large star since I knew the boy would one day become famous. Shane had a great sense of humor. He was a good teammate. He made a lot of effort. He was a decent child. According to Baytown police, they received a call at 9:15 p.m. at the Park at Sorrento Apartments in the 3400 block of Shady Hill Drive. Although emergency personnel attempted to save the teen’s life, he was declared dead at the site.
How was Hamilton killed?
Hamilton’s mother claimed that he encountered “enemies.” while attending a game for a different school. She thinks they followed him home, where they shot him as he was leaving his friend’s apartment in the same building. The parents claimed to have heard Hamilton slam into their front door after hearing the gunfire. Danville claimed that he attempted CPR but that it was already too late. He was bleeding from his lips, nose, and everything when he was lying down, the man claimed. The parents said they knew who did it, but the police claimed to have no information on the culprit. In addition to mourning the loss of their beloved son, the family is now concerned for their own safety.
Statement from school and colleague
“We weren’t prepared for this circumstance. Nobody anticipates this. We are currently working as a family to resolve this matter. We are unable to merely vacate and find new housing at this time. Right now, we have nothing. The year has just begun. It’s difficult,” stated Danville. If only these young children could handle conflict peacefully. The following statement was made by Goose Creek CISD: “Goose Creek CISD is grieved by the passing of one of our Robert E. Lee High School classmates. The incident happened last night, January 10, 2023, away from the university.
The Baytown Police Department is presently conducting an investigation while we work to gather factual facts. We will have grief counselors available for our students and staff both now and in the future because it is difficult for everyone to comprehend and cope with such a catastrophe. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this trying time. Call the Baytown Police Department at (281) 422-8371 or Baytown Crime Stoppers at (281) 427-TIPS if you have any information about the shooting (8477).
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