SPRINGHILL, LA (KSLA) - Jersey number 24.
A high school running back destined for better things.
A brother who cared for his siblings.
A young man focused on his future.
Those are the portraits painted social media posts paint in hours since the fatal shooting of a North Webster High School student.
Springhill police found 17-year-old Jaylen Thomas dead Monday night in the parking lot of Harrison Chapel Baptist, a church less than a half mile west of Brown Upper Elementary School.
Evidence shows at least 16 shots were fired from a 45-caliber handgun, police say.
Investigators are looking for an adult suspect.
Springhill police, with the aid of Webster sheriff's deputies, are investigating the Knights player's death as a homicide.
Following are some memories of Thomas being shared on social media: