A six year old boy who died from injuries sustained in a shooting in South Carolina has been given a superhero-funeral.
Jacob Hall was shot in the leg while in the playground of his local school. He later died of complications. A 14-year-old suspect who also shot dead his own father has been charged with the crime.
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Around 1500 people attended the funeral. Many of the adults and children wore Batman or Superman costumes to honor Hall, who was a superhero fan.
Hall’s small coffin was adorned with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles stickers and a toy, plus figurines of Captain America.