Teammates remember teen accidentally killed in shooting
Lavardo Fisher was killed 3 days ago at relative's home
OCOEE, Fla. – The friends of a teenager who was killed in an accidental shooting gathered Friday to remember the 13-year-old and raise money in his memory.
Three days after Lavardo Fisher passed away, his friends and teammates got together to remember him.
"He was funny," said Justin Keller, Lavardo's friend. "Always just happy. He was our best friend."
"He always had a smile on his face, no matter what," said Lavardo's coach, Craig Craford.
Police said Lavardo was accidentally shot by a relative Sunday.
"It was hard to get a grip on, hard to grasp," Craford said. "You know because the Bulldogs here are like one big family."
Detectives said Lavardo was at a relative's house with two other teens. One of the others found a gun in the bedroom and started playing with it, getting on a hoverboard. He lost his balance and accidentally shot Lavardo.
Investigators said the gun belonged to Walter Morame, a convicted felon. Morame was arrested after the shooting.
"We always used to crack on each other, funny jokes, and he always used to make us laugh," said Isaiah Jones.
"Track season is coming up," Justin Keller said. "I was suppose to have class with him, so I was waiting for that. So we're going to dedicate the season to him."
Oranizers told News 6 they're going to retire Lavardo's jersey number, 21, from all the football teams when next season starts.
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