Gerald Fortson, age 18

Lost to gun violence on October 9, 2016 in Chicago Heights, Illinois.

Photo sources:

News sources:

candles have been lit for Gerald.
Light a candle for Gerald.

The people with the most candles in the past 24 hours are featured on our homepage.

Ask your friends to light a candle or come back tomorrow to light another candle for Gerald.

You can add to Gerald's profile:

  • Nickname:
    39 Gball❤️
    7 BossGp
    21 longliveGP💉😈
    5 GP
    1 Teddybear
  • Number of children:
    10 0
  • Personality:
    33 Loving , Funny , Exciting
    14 ALWAYS respectful
    5 funny n loving..... i miss u
    4 caring, never messed with no one..we miss you Gerald
    4 love u cuz from rica and family
    7 I Miss You Gerald Man, Rest Up. love You Sweet Angel😪
    4 Stylin'
    6 missing u man 😩💯
    5 I Miss You Brother 👼💙
    2 If I could give your mom a gift for valentines it'll be you! MS fam miss you baby💙😢
  • Occupation:
    3 machine operator
    6 We Living For You Bro 😘
  • Workplace:
    4 NuFarm
  • Schools attended:
    8 Bloom Trail , Tf South
    5 Cottage Grove Middle School
    5 boa i miss u so much ghee💯i love you bro
    4 I miss you baby boy😍😘 gone but never forgotten
    1 You had me rolling when you got mad in basketball. R.I.P Gerald Long LiveGP
    2 Missing u everyday GP
    2 I Love Gerald Fortson,Always Special K
    2 I LOVE YOU CUZ EVEN THOUGH WE NEVER MET REST IN HEAVENLY PEACE GP
    2 Miss you man I be messaging you on facebook cuz it dont seem real love you 😩
    1 rest up uncle GP-twan
  • Comments:

Other nearby fatal shootings: