Parade today remembers 14-year-old Jaylon McKenzie killed by stray bullet

Illinois

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – There’s a parade Monday to remember murder victim Jaylon McKenzie.

The 14-year-old was killed by a stray bullet after leaving a block party in Venice, Illinois. Five men are now charged in the case.

Monday would have been Jaylon’s 17th birthday. To mark the occasion, Jaylon’s family will host a “Jay-Day” parade in East St. Louis. There will also be a ballon release at his grave site.

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