It’s raising money for his funeral.
Frederick, Md (KM) A Good-Fund-Me fund raiser has been established to help pay for funeral expenses for Malakai Cooke of Brunswick. The 17-year-old was shot and killed on Friday at the Country Inn and Suites on Spectrum Drive.
Meghan Kee with Go-Fund-Me says in an e-mail the fund raiser was set up by Quentin Cooke, who is Malakai’s brother. It has raised nearly $15,000 in a single day to help Malakai’s family.
On Friday, April 16th at around 2:00 AM, Frederick County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 5500 block of Spectrum Drive for a report of shots fired. They found Malakai Cooke deceased at the scene. The area was cordoned off as detectives conducted their investigation.
A Sheriff’s Office spokesman said at the time authorities are looking for a person of interest.
To view the GoFundMe, please visit: https://gf.me/v/c/rh6p/2cgafc5ndc.
By Kevin McManus