6-year old Jacob Hall died on Saturday afternoon at 1.p.m.The young man had been a victim of a school shooting at Townville Elementary school in South Carolina earlier this week.
According to the Associated Press, Hall’s doctor said, the young man had been fighting for his life at the hospital after a bullet struck him in a main artery in his leg, causing him a major brain injury due to a “catastrophic” loss of blood.
As of now, an autopsy is planned for Sunday, Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore said.
The parent’s of Hall, Renae and Rodger released a statement about the loss of their son.
“Jacob came into our lives six years and four months ago and changed it completely. He showed us how to love, laugh and smile even on days we did not want to,” his parents said.
“God gave him to us and he was taken away from us by a senseless act. We know that Jacob has already forgiven this child for what he did to him and his family because that’s the kind of child he was.”
Our prayers and condolences go out to the family.