Above is the CBS News report on the horrific murder of 18 year old Steven Parrish. A member of the Bloods gang who was beaten and stabbed to death in May by fellow gang members who believed Parrish was gay after discovering "suggestive" text messages Steven had sent to another male.
The gang members reportedly killed Parrish in order not to appear weak to other gangs for having a gay member. Parrish was killed four days before his high school graduation.
Rod 2.0 along with Jennifer McMenamin from The Baltimore Sun has all of the gruesome details.