On August 7, 2023, a Kenyan man named Tevin Njenga Kamau was fatally shot in Washington, D.C.
According to police, a teenager killed the dead in an unspecified incident. Police have the suspect in their custody.
The dead’s relatives characterized him as a kind man in a statement that claimed they were looking for financial assistance to help them bury the corpse.
“Tevin was a warm, bubbly, loving 22-year-old that I was blessed to call my nephew. His life was brutally brought to an abrupt halt on Monday 7th August in the hands of a gunman,” the family in the statement said.
According to the report, Mr. Njenga is currently survived by his mother, Ms. Veronica Thoita, a full-time student who has no source of income, and his younger brother, Baraka.
The family requested donations for Mr. Njenga’s funeral from the general public and well-wishers.
“We’re pleading with you to help the boy’s mother send him off in style. The letter went on to say, “Tevin loved life and people, and my desire is that we can send him farewell in style like he lived life.
Police from the Federal Way Police Department (FWPD) are currently looking into what led to the shooting.
Officers arrived fairly immediately after the victim was shot, according to FWPD commander Mr. Kurt Schwan, and theyensured that he is rushed to hospital.
He was taken to Harborview Hospital where he passed away following the serious injuries he sustained.
“Based on a description, police found a suspect near the 1100 block of South 320th Street. That 19-year-old man was arrested without incident and taken to the police department. Officers also recovered a handgun,” the Federal Way Mirror reported.
Police investigating the matter also launched a manhunt for a man who had accompanied the suspect when he shot Mr Njenga.
He was described as Black or Pacific Islander, with short dark hair, in his late teens or early twenties, Schwan said.