Desiree Davis, the granddaughter of the late trumpeter Howard McGhee
and daughter of alto saxophonist Jesse Davis
, 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.