Raphael Ward

A fight broke out during a memorial service for Raphael Ward, a teenager who was shot for his winter coat, last week. The ceremony, held Wednesday (Jan. 9), erupted in violence outside of the Provenzano Lanza Funeral Home on New York City’s Lower East Side (aka, the LES).

Raphael Ward, 16, was shot and killed on Friday night (January 4) on New York City’s Lower East Side. The police believe Ward was murdered for his Marmot winter coat.