Jamiel Shaw Jr.
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Funeral service for Jamiel Shaw Jr.

Anita Shaw prays as her husband Jamiel Shaw Sr., kneels at the casket of their son Jamiel Shaw Jr. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Jamiel Shaw Jr’s. mother, Army Sgt. Anita Shaw, brother, Thomas, and father, Jamiel Shaw Sr., (all in white) are joined by friends and family as they arrive for the funeral service. The 17-year-old was gunned down March 2 near his mid-city home. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Los Angeles High School football players attend the funeral of their slain teammate. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Teammates from Los Angeles High School file by the casket. Apart from being a standout football player, Jamiel Shaw Jr. also competed in track. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Friends and family mourn for the high school football star. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
The service was held at West Angeles Church of God in Christ. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Attendees, many of them fellow high school students, comfort each other during the funeral service. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Friends and family pay their respects. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Apart from friends and family, L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa attended the service. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
The service was held at West Angeles Church of God in Christ. (Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)
Teammates of slain Los Angeles High School football player Jamiel Shaw Jr. view his casket as it passes by at Inglewood Park Cemetery. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
The casket of slain Los Angeles High School student Jamiel Shaw Jr. arrives at Inglewood Park Cemetery by horse-drawn carriage. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Jermaine Franklin, 8, watches as a worker seals the tomb of his cousin, Jamiel Shaw Jr. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Friends and family of Jamiel Shaw Jr. crowd into a mausoleum at Inglewood Park Cemetery as a worker seals the crypt. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
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