Family, friends, classmates and teachers filled the gymnasium at Tarboro High School to pay their respects to 18-year-old Tyrell "T.K." Knight.
Knight's football coach remembered the high school senior as a young man with big dreams and a big heart.
Investigators with the Edgecombe County Sheriff's Office said the star running back was an innocent bystander when he was hit by a bullet last Sunday.
Knight's body was discovered around 4 a.m. Sunday in a mobile home park near Tarboro. He died at the hospital from a gunshot wound to the head.
Authorities believe Knight knew his attacker, but he was not the intended target.
Police are still looking for the suspected gunman, Marvin Watkins; Deshawn Murphy was arrested last week and charged with accessory after the fact.
Investigators are not saying anything about a motive in the shooting, only that Knight was not the intended target.
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