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Darius Oliver, Uptown ‘Safe Passage’ Shooting Victim, Dies 4 Days After Drive-By
The Huffington Post
Brianna Williams wipes away tears as she tells Willie Williams Jr. about her boyfriend Darius Oliver following a prayer vigil outside the Uptown Baptist Church August 21, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Oliver, one of five people who were shot while standing in front of the church on Aug. 19, died early Friday. On Willie Williams Jr.’s shirt are annual murder tallies for the city of Chicago. Williams Jr.’s son was murdered in 2006. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Darius Oliver, 21, was shot in the head just before 6 p.m. Monday in the drive-by shooting and was initially thought by police to have died. He was pronounced dead at 12:55 a.m. Friday at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he had been on life support, according to the Chicago Tribune.