NEW ORLEANS — A skateboarder who was killed during a shooting last month at Parisite skate park was laid to rest Saturday but not before friends and family paid their respects in a special way.
This video was posted by Humidity Nola shop, with the caption "Last Rock to Fakie," referencing a popular skateboarding trick. You can see friends and family of David Magee rolling his casket on to a skate ramp to complete the trick one last time.
Watch the video below
Magee was just 22-years-old.
"David was a sweet soul who was a huge asset to the park," one post said.
According to NOPD reports, officers found Magee fatally shot the night of June 27 in the 1600 block of Pleasure Street near the park. He was pronounced dead on the scene by Orleans EMS.
Upon investigation, NOPD detectives arrested Christopher Steele and booked him with second-degree murder over Fourth of July weekend.