CHESTER - Authorities say a 13-year-old has died after he was shot multiple times Sunday afternoon in Chester.
Ny’Ques Davis was shot multiple times in the abdomen and once near the head as he attempted to flee from the shooters that targeted him. He died from those injuries on Monday afternoon.
Witnesses told police that Davis was running away from the gunfire through the backyards of homes in the area.
Davis was taken to Crozer-Chester Medical Center and later transported to Alfred Dupont Hospital.
His parents say he was on his way to play basketball.
“I’m very angry. I’m very angry. I'm on fire inside," his mom, Rosalyn Davis, said.
Davis was an eighth grader at Chester Charter Scholars Academy. He was a basketball and football standout with a smile that could light up a room.
“I was just grooming him to be a person that could take care of himself and go back and take care of his brother and sister," his dad, Kyle Davis, added.
His father who runs an electrical business was hoping someday to hand the business over to his son.
"I don’t know exactly how he was going to set the world on fire, but there was definitely going to be a fire because had it. The total package. The total package," Kyle said.
This is the 17th homicide in the City of Chester this year.
The shooter allegedly fled the scene in a black 2007 Acura RDX with Delaware tags.
Authorities say they are following several leads. Anyone with information on this incident can contact detectives at 610-447-8431.
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