BLAIR E. BELCHER, JR.

BIRTH: 1994

DEATH: July 31, 2011

Blair E. Belcher, Jr. ~ Age 17

Blair, 17, was shot and killed after leaving a party with three other people. He was killed and his friends were wounded, but survived. Police said the victims were caught in the middle of a battle between East Side and West Side gangs. According to the arrest warrant affidavit, Belcher and the other victims had just left a party at a house on Noble Avenue and were walking with a group of youths through Washington Park when Joyner, Brown and the juvenile got out of a car and began firing into the crowd.

Three people were arrested for the murder and the shooting of the other three but witnesses refused to testify against the killers.

OTHER LINKS:

Three charged in shooting death of Bridgeport teen

One Teen Dead, Three Wounded In Bridgeport Shooting

Court erupts during murder arraignment

Witnesses refuse to testify against accused Bridgeport killers

Prosecutors drop murder charge in shooting spree

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