He changed his life, emerging from homelessness and being a gang member to become a student leader with a chance to attend college.
“When we saw him win homecoming king it just brought tears to our eyes,” said Marc Levin, executive producer of the documentary. “He lived through the gang wars and made it to his senior year — it was a moment we had so much hope.”
But McCullum’s story ended early Thursday morning.
The 22-year-old man was found dead in the 500 block of West 126th Street, shot in the back of the head, Chicago police said. At this point, nobody knows why it happened or who killed him.
The news of his death disheartened many people because McCullum appeared to be trying to escape…