A GRIEVING TikTok influencer wants answers after her son was shot and killed just one day before his birthday.
The star’s son, Randon Lee, was shot at an Exxon gas station on Friday around 7:45am in Prichard, アラバマ, による WALA.
Ophelia Nichols, the mother of the victim, 言った WKRG that her son was shot at a gas station before driving down the street to a different gas station, where he was later found dead.
Ophelia has seven million followers on TikTok and is urging her fans to help her find his killer.
で ビデオ, 彼女は言いました, “I have never asked y’all for anything, but I need your help with this," 彼女は言いました. “He was just 18 年. That’s the best part of somebody’s life, and I know they’re out there in my town. They’re out there.”
Ophelia vented about how difficult it is to do nothing and try to have faith in the police department.
“You have to sit back and hope and pray that they do what needs to be done so that the person or people who did this to my baby child gets behind bars. You have no choice but to sit here and wait," 彼女は言いました.
Lee would have turned 19 土曜日. Nicholas now grieves what could have been.
“I spoke to him yesterday morning around 10 to tell him I had his money for his birthday. He was looking forward to it. Just hanging out with his friends and girlfriend. His family was his life,” Nichols said.
Ophelia is deeply heartbroken and angered by this incident and wants justice.
“I have this hatred in my heart that I don’t recognize. Because I’ve never felt hate for anybody," 彼女は言いました.
It is unclear what led to the shooting, but Nichols says investigators tell her that they are following leads.