Family mourns the loss of O'Cyrus Breaux

- Standing in the same spot where O'Cyrus Breaux, 14, was shot just days before his family mourns his loss.

"It really hurts", says his grandmother Estelle Jackson.

"We just have to deal with it as it comes the best way we can because we never experienced anything like this before", says his aunt Juliette Jackson.

Sunday Breaux was celebrating his birthday with family and friends when a stray bullet hit him. Prosecutors tell FOX 26 News that his brother Messiah Breaux, 17, confessed to firing that shot.

Jackson describes getting a phone call that night, "they called me back and said well he's talking and I said Lord Jesus thank you for that, if he's talking he's fine and he told his mama stop crying, I'm a big boy, I'm not hurt and then he died"

Juliette Jackson says this week has been difficult for the family. The last time she saw O'Cyrus was when she brought him his birthday cupcake Saturday night, a yearly tradition.

"For me to see that smile on his face, he was just so happy and he said auntie I knew you were coming, he met me or here", says Jackson.

The family described him to be respectful, someone that loved his family and loved to make others laugh.

"That kid was different, he was a special kid, I describe it as he was a light in a dark world taken too soon", says Pastor E.A. Deckard of Green House International Church. The church will hold a memorial for him Wednesday at 7:00 pm.

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