Funeral plans set for Tuskegee boy killed in drive-by shooting

Funeral plans set for Tuskegee boy killed in drive-by shooting
4-year-old Davion Tarver was fatally shot in Tuskegee on Feb. 13, 2021. (Source: Family)

TUSKEGEE Ala. (WSFA) - Funeral plans have been finalized for a 4-year-old Tuskegee boy who was shot to death on Feb. 13.

A public visitation will be held for Davion Tarver, or “DaeDae” as he was called, on Wednesday from 2-5 p.m. at McKenzie’s Funeral Home, located on Notasulga Road in Tuskegee.

The boy’s funeral will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home before he’s laid to rest in Tuskegee’s Ashdale Cemetery.

Tarver’s death has been devastating for the community. A large crowd gathered around Tuskegee’s downtown square Thursday night to honor him with a vigil.

Police say the little boy was hit by a stray bullets fired during a drive-by shooting. A suspect, Joshua Washington, 18, has been arrested and charged with murder.

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