Jack Logan, a local activist who founded the group “Put Down the Guns Young People,” handed out gun locks at a Burger King, just down the street from where the young boy lost his life.
“I didn’t want to see parents having guns laying around when a child could maybe get his or her hands on a gun,” Logan said. The Greenville Police Department is also offering residents free gun locks at the Police Department at 4 McGee Street.
Temorej is survived by his parents, Jerome Christopher Smith and Tia Jacques Miller, and his sister, Taliyah Christiaun Smith. Funeral services are scheduled for today at 3 p.m. at Golden View Baptist Church in Fountain Inn, S.C. He will be buried in the church cemetery after the service.