KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Funeral services have been planned for 4-year-old Legend Taliferro this week.
Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Frank Clark is donating the money to cover the funeral costs.
The services will be at Serenity Funeral home at 9 a. m. Friday.
A young boy was shot and killed while he slept in an apartment off 63rd Street and The Paseo. Police say the bullets came from outside the home.
Clark has tweeted about the tragedy, asking the community to rally around the boy’s family.
RIP young LeGend Taliferro. Crazy In the midst of a movement we still manage to do foolish things. He was killed as he slept in his home due to gun violence. His mother, Charron Powell needs us. Let his name be heard. ♥️🙏🏿 pic.twitter.com/x7nuk4cD8D— Frank Clark (@TheRealFrankC_) July 3, 2020
Police have received a few tips but are still looking for the person who shot into the Citadel Apartments a week ago and killed Legend while he slept.
His family is pleading for information. They want justice, and they want LeGend’s legacy to live on. but none have led to an arrest.
Kansas City police are asking for tips in the murder of a 4-year-old boy that happened around 2:30 Monday morning. The child was asleep in his bed when he was shot in the face.
LeGend’s mother, Charron Powell, lead a balloon release on Sunday in tribute to her only son. She wants him to be remembered as a loving, caring and sweet boy who loved sports.
“We just want justice for him and we just want everybody to continue to build his legacy,” Powell said.
Kansas City police are still looking for answers in what led to the shooting death of a 4-year-old boy - and they're hoping to get help from the community.
His mother says one way people can support is to contribute to the American Heart Association. Legend survived heart surgery as a baby. He had another operation planned.
It’s been nearly a week since 4-year-old LeGend Taliferro was shot and killed while asleep in his bed in KC, now his family is pleading for information on the little boy’s murder.
The annual walk for the American Heart Association is Sept. 3. Anyone can join the family’s team “Walking Legend.” Click here to read more.