3 student-athletes’ deaths have Deerfield Beach High School students grieving
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – Robert Runcie, the superintendent of Broward County Public Schools, said on Wednesday three students’ deaths have had a “big, big impact" on Deerfield Beach High School. Deerfield Beach High School students are grieving again on Wednesday. Terrance Jackson, a 15-year-old Deerfield Beach High School football player, was killed in a shooting that took place during a funeral. Their school’s administrators released a statement on Tuesday: “One of our own Deerfield Beach High School students passed unexpectedly yesterday. Some Deerfield Beach students regularly used #MSDStrong to ask lawmakers to work on gun control and increase funding for mental health resources.
Parents mourn death of teenage son killed outside church in Riviera Beach
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – Students at Deerfield Beach High School are mourning one of their peers who was killed over the weekend in Riviera Beach after attending his grandfather’s funeral. “It’s going to be the toughest thing,” said Terrance Jackson Sr, the teen’s father. “Terrance was everything to me.”Tronicia and Terrance Jackson Sr. watched their son take his final breath right after Tronicia buried her father. “My baby kept looking at me, ‘mommy, save me.’”The other victim killed was identified as Royce Freeman, 47. The Jackson’s say Freeman was related to Tronica’s half-sister.
Third victim identified in church shooting that killed high school football player
RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. – Instead of celebrating Super Bowl LIV Sunday, a family is grieving the death of a 15-year-old Deerfield Beach High School football player who died after a Saturday shooting outside of a church in Palm Beach County. If we request you be there, be there.”Deerfield Beach high school football coach, Jevon Glenn, was in Auburn, Alabama for a college tour with Terrance’s teammates when he learned of the tragedy. He was a Deerfield High School football player who was scheduled to attend Georgia Tech on Jan. 6. While many of the top high school recruits already signed with a college, National Signing Day is on Wednesday. He was set to graduate from high school in 2022.
2 killed, 1 injured in shooting at Riviera Beach church after funeral service
RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. – Two people were killed and two others were injured Saturday afternoon at a Riviera Beach church after a funeral service. The shooting was reported around 2:30 p.m. at Victory City Church at 163 W. 20th St.Riviera Beach police confirmed that a 15-year-old boy and a man were pronounced dead at the scene. Local 10 News’ Roy Ramos has learned the teenage victim is Terrance Jackson, a football player at Deerfield Beach High School, after speaking with the school’s football coach. Terrance Jackson, a 15-year-old Deerfield Beach High School football player, was killed in a shooting that took place during a funeral. (WPLG)Jackson was attending his grandfather’s funeral after passing up a trip to visit college’s with his football team.