Young, Kamara Gabriel

Murdered: 1994-10-01

Kamara Gabriel Young, 18, was born at Keefler AFB near Biloxi, Mississippi where his father, Frank Young III was serving in the U.S. Air Force. He was the youngest of three children. Kamara was very talented displaying a flair for art at an early age. He was also blessed with a beautiful singing voice. While living in Colorado Springs, Kamara attended Widefield High School. In February 1992, he moved to Phoenix to be with his mother who had left his father. There Kamara graduated from East Valley High School in Mesa where he was an outstanding athlete starring in track, football and basketball. In the early morning hours of October 1, 1994, Kamara caught a ride with four friends. They became involved in a gang-related dispute with the occupants of another car. Gunfire erupted and Kamara was shot five times. The shooter was arrested and released. None of the witnesses would testify. If you have information on this murder, please call Phoenix Police Department.

Name: Kamara Gabriel Young       Date of Birth: 1976-02-11