More than 1,000 people attended the funeral of Jaylon McKenzie on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Jaylon, 14, an eighth grade football phenom recently featured in "Sports Illustrated," was killed by a stray bullet after a fight broke out at a party in Venice, Ill., on Saturday, May 4, 2019.

Police have not yet charged anyone in the shooting.

Ezekiel Elliott, who grew up in the St. Louis area and is a star running back in the NFL for the Dallas Cowboys, offered to help Jaylon's family by paying for the funeral.

Photos by David Carson, dcarson@post-dispatch.com

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