Jakobe Ford shooting to death triggered the Black Lives Matter campaign. Who was Spokane athlete? Find more on his age and parents.
Ford was a Shadle Parks athlete who was shot to death in a deadly shooting on Saturday night. A slew of Facebook posts points to track-star was dead following the shootout.
Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, who is going through such a tough time.
Jakobe Ford Shooting To Death: Who Shot Him?
Jakobe Ford’s death was announced on Saturday night.
He lost his life in downtown Spokane late at night near Sprague and Washington, and another Black Lives Matter roar came to vain.
Who shot him? Michael Le, 25, was detained as a suspect in the shooting. Spokane police are still investigating what caused the murder, but they have arrested Le on second-degree charges.
Police confirmed in a news release that they were not seeking any other suspects in the shooting. Some of the significant crime detectives were also on-scene following the incident, and some roads were closed downtown overnight.
It’s so hard to see Black people being killed or murdered with so ease. Despite being in such an uproar against White supremacy over Black, it’s so terrible to hear such news as it has been hard for the Black on Black Crime.
Who Was Spokane Athlete?
Spokane athlete Jakobe Ford was a graduate of Shadle Park High School. He was a local athlete who shattered track records at Shadle Park High School.
He had already garnered much recognition in the community as a USA Track and Field Junior Olympic triple-gold medalist.
Ford was also the recipient of the 2017 USATF Youth Athlete of the year.
Ford was more than a player and had so much potential with obsessed in sports. He also won the Hoopfest dunk contest in June 2019.
Everything On His Parents
Jakobe Ford was one of 13 siblings of his parents. He was mom’s only son, but his parents’ identity is still under the wrap.
He had a large family where he was always there to support his family members.
He leaves behind a 3-year-old son.
Ford has a sibling sister named Sequoia Chatterley, who said: “Growing up, before he got athletic, he was our biggest fan.”
GoFundMe campaign has been started to support his family. His sister, Chatterley, is organizing this fundraiser, where $17,525 is already raised for the $25,000 goal.
Jakobe Ford Age And Height: How Old Tall?
Jakobe Ford was 22 years of age.
Sequoia Chatterley identified her brother Ford, a Spokane athlete, as the dead victim in a shooting Saturday night.
Jakobe Ford’s height was over 6 feet.
— WIAA (@wiaawa) May 26, 2017
He cleared the height of 7 feet 1 inch to win the State 3A boys high jump final in Tacoma. He was pretty tall, skinny, and goofball as mentioned by his sister.