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DYC Director Says Many Students Are Traumatized And Afraid After Dorchester Shooting04:45

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Boston police are still looking for who is responsible for the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Raekwon Brown, a student at Dorchester's Jeremiah E. Burke High School.

Funeral services for Brown are scheduled to take place Thursday.

The brazen afternoon shooting took place last Wednesday near the school. Students and staff were outside, because a fire alarm had just gone off. The school reportedly said that alarm went off because of a malfunction.

Because so many people were in the area at the time, Boston police say some students might know who was involved, and they are asking anyone to come forward with any information.

Emmett Folgert, director of the Dorchester Youth Collaborative, joined Morning Edition to discuss the shootings.

This article was originally published on June 13, 2016.

This segment aired on June 13, 2016.


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