Published February 23, 2014
Family and friends gathered at an Arkansas church on Saturday to mourn the loss of a 15-year-old high school student shot and killed over a prank.
Adrian DeeJay Broadway was shot in the head on Feb. 15 in Little Rock after she and her friends covered a car with toilet paper, eggs, mayonnaise and leaves, Fox 16 reported.
The car’s owner, Willie Noble, 48, is charged with murder in the case and is being held on $500,000 bond.
According to NBC News, Noble told police he tried to scare the group of teens away from his car by firing shots in their direction, and accidentally hit Broadway. He is charged with first-degree murder, one count of a terroristic act and five counts of aggravated assault, according to jail records.
Broadway’s funeral service was held at the Greater Macedonia Baptist Church in Little Rock on Saturday.
On Friday, students at McClellan High School, which Broadway attended, honored her by holding a moment of silence and a vigil before the school’s homecoming football game that night.
People shared poetry, prayed and sang songs in memory of Broadway.
"Adrian leaves a huge gap in our students because she took up a huge space with her personality," Roy Vaughn, a teacher, told Fox 16.