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Funeral arrangements set for 11-year-old shooting victim after city-backed fundraiser

1 year 2 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, March 29 2023 Mar 29, 2023 March 29, 2023 12:53 PM March 29, 2023 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - City officials have announced funeral arrangements for an 11-year-old who was shot to death by a 17-year-old who was allegedly holding the boy's family hostage. 

The city-parish says services for Matthew Fortenberry will be held 11 a.m. Friday, March 31 at Wilson-Wooddale Funeral Home on Wooddale Boulevard. A repast will be held at the Charles R. Kelly Community Center located at 3535 Riley Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70805 immediately following the service.

Last week, city leaders announced a fundraiser to help the family pay for Matthew's funeral.

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