Shaquille O’Neal will pay funeral expenses for 3-year-old killed by stray bullet, family says

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Published: Apr. 15, 2022 at 12:00 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The family of Devin Page Jr., the 3-year-old killed by a stray bullet while sleeping in bed on Tuesday, April 12, has confirmed LSU and NBA great Shaquille O’Neal will take care of the funeral expenses.

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The toddler had just started preschool and loved playing with his siblings, family members said.

A memorial balloon release will be held at the Morning Star Full Gospel Baptist Church at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 16. The church is located at 2267 Balis Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70808.

Devin Page Jr. had just started preschool, loved playing with his siblings, and loved his family.

A spokesman with the Baton Rouge Police Department said the shooting happened on Fairfields Avenue near North Foster Drive just after 11:00 p.m.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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