The 16-year-old boy died fatally when he tried to sell Xbox: "They did not kill my son for anything," Mama cries
16-year-old Johnny Peluyera of Merrillville, Indiana wanted to sell his Microsoft Xbox game console. The teenager thought he had found a buyer in Gary, just a few miles away, after using an online sales app.
When Johnny and his father went to Gary to sell the device, they found difficulty instead.
Two men tried to rob Johnny, one taking out a semi-automatic pistol when Johnny's father watched from the car, police said. : REPORT
"Then he told his son," Quit the Xbox, "said Commander Jack Hamady of the Gary Police Department on Chicago's WLS-TV Fatal Shots in Gary, Indiana, police said. "/>
An Xbox game console was at the center of a deadly shot in Gary, Indiana, police said.
Johnny ran back to the car, but one of the suspects shot and killed Johnny.
His father was not injured, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.
"My son is gone," said Kelly Arroyo, the teenager's mother, WLS told. "My son will never come back."
"You did not kill my son for anything," she continued. They did not even get the game system. They did not even get the Xbox, so why did they have to shoot him?
Police say she is looking for two suspects in the late teens or early twenties, who wore shorts and hoodies at 866-274-6347.