Victim Information - KCTV5

Victim Information

Posted: Updated:
Daniel Parmertor Daniel Parmertor
Demetrius Hewlin Demetrius Hewlin
Russell King Jr. Russell King Jr.
(WOIO) -

Five students were shot at Chardon High School on Monday, February 27th, 2012.

Victim #1 - Daniel Parmertor, 16, died at MetroHealth Medical Center of a gunshot wound to the head.

Danny's brother, Domenick, said Danny was the happiest kid on the planet and he loved everyone. Danny knew everything about computers, and was also very excited to receive his first paycheck.

Danny is the grandson of long-time Beachwood High School wrestling coach Domenick Iammarino. In honor of Danny, the wrestling team will wear a red band on their singlets with the initials DP at the state match this weekend.

Victim #2 – Russell King, Jr., 17, died at MetroHealth Medical Center from a gunshot wound to the head. 

Victim #3 – Demetrius Hewlin, 16, died at MetroHealth Medical Center.

His mother said her Demetrius loved to eat, enjoyed playing games on his computer and music, especially Erykah Badu. He also wanted to play football, and intended to play for Chardon next year. He treated his body like a temple, and worked out 6 days a week. Demetrius' mother said it was her son's decision to become an organ donor. 

Victim #4 – Nick Walczak, 17, transferred from Hillcrest Hospital to Metro Health Medical Center for Intensive Rehabilitation

Nick's mother said her son was shot four times - in the arm, neck and back. Nick has no feeling is his legs due to spinal shock, but doctors are cautiously optimistic about his recovery. He will get spine therapy.

His mother also credits a teacher, Mr. Ricci, for saving her son's life. Mr. Ricci pulled Nick into his classroom to safety after he was shot in the hallway.

On Monday, March 5th, Nick was transferred from Cleveland Clinic's Hillcrest Hospital to Metro Health Medical Center for Intensive Rehabilitation.

Victim #5 – Joy Rickers, 18, treated and released from Hillcrest Hospital

Copyright 2012 WOIO. All rights reserved.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Woman killed after shooting at police in St. Joe

    Woman killed after shooting at police in St. Joe

    Monday, October 23 2017 5:56 AM EDT2017-10-23 09:56:51 GMT
    Police say they were called to the area and when they arrived, a man and a woman began to run from the area. (KCTV5)Police say they were called to the area and when they arrived, a man and a woman began to run from the area. (KCTV5)

    A woman has died after a gun battle with police in St. Joseph on Sunday. It happened at about 6:15 p.m. near 9th Street and Sycamore Avenue.

    More >

    A woman has died after a gun battle with police in St. Joseph on Sunday. It happened at about 6:15 p.m. near 9th Street and Sycamore Avenue.

    More >
  • One dead following wreck on I-70, 57th Street in KCK

    One dead following wreck on I-70, 57th Street in KCK

    Sunday, October 22 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-10-23 00:00:14 GMT
    (KCTV5)(KCTV5)
    The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating a fatality wreck in KCK.  The wreck happened at Interstate 70 and 57th Street. It happened around 5 p.m. on Sunday.  This is a developing story.  Copyright 2017 KCTV (Meredith Corp.) All rights reserved.More >
    The Kansas Highway Patrol is investigating a fatality wreck in KCK.  The wreck happened at Interstate 70 and 57th Street. It happened around 5 p.m. on Sunday.  This is a developing story.  Copyright 2017 KCTV (Meredith Corp.) All rights reserved.More >
  • Man found dead on porch in North Kansas City

    Man found dead on porch in North Kansas City

    Monday, October 23 2017 8:34 AM EDT2017-10-23 12:34:00 GMT
    The man was found at about 2:46 a.m. in the 2300 block of Oliver Drive. (KCTV5)The man was found at about 2:46 a.m. in the 2300 block of Oliver Drive. (KCTV5)

    Police in the North Kansas City are investigating a suspicious death after finding a man dead on a porch early Monday morning. The man was found at about 2:46 a.m. in the 2300 block of Oliver Drive.

    More >

    Police in the North Kansas City are investigating a suspicious death after finding a man dead on a porch early Monday morning. The man was found at about 2:46 a.m. in the 2300 block of Oliver Drive.

    More >
Powered by Frankly
KCTV 5 News

Online Public File:
KCTV  KSMO

Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2017, KCTV; Kansas City, MO. (A Meredith Corporation Station) . All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.