CHICAGO (CBS)– Neighborhood members will honor Jemel Roberson at his alma mater, Lane Tech Excessive Faculty, Sunday.
Roberson, the Robbins safety guard who was shot and killed by a police officer responding to a bar capturing final week, was a former member of the Lane Tech basketball workforce.
The occasion might be held Sunday from 10 a.m. to midday on the Lane Tech basketball courtroom on the northwest aspect.
Organizers say they wish to flip their anguish over Roberson’s loss of life into motion, in a name for “justice for Jemel.”
Additionally Sunday, a prayer vigil might be held at St. John Neighborhood Church in Robbins at 2 p.m. to honor Roberson.
Roberson’s funeral might be held subsequent Nov. 24 on the Home of Hope.