17-Year-Old Daughter of Saxophonist Jesse Davis Shot and Killed in Oakland, CA

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Desiree Davis, the granddaughter of the late trumpeter Howard McGhee
Howard McGhee
Howard McGhee
1918 - 1987
and daughter of alto saxophonist Jesse Davis
Jesse Davis
Jesse Davis
sax, alto
, was shot and killed on Monday, September 7, 2009 in Oakland, California while visiting with friends.

The 17-year-old, who moved to Oakland from New Orleans with her mother and sister after Hurricane Katrina, was a high school senior and attended Oakland Technical High School.

A $20,000 reward is being offered for any information leading to the arrest of the still-unknown gunman.

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