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Basketball tournament honors teen shot in head

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A basketball tournament Saturday honored a teenager paralyzed in a shooting two years ago.

Fourteen-year-old DeAndre Knox was an honor roll student who was attending a birthday party with friends when he was hit by a stray bullet in February of 2014.

He was hit in the back of the head and is now a quadriplegic. Police have still not made an arrested.

Saturday’s event, called Play for Dre, was the second tournament in Knox’s honor.

Organizers said they do it to encourage kids to get off the streets.

Money raised will be used to cover medical costs for Knox, which total more than $55,000.

Click here to contribute to his Go Fund Me account.