Parents of Slain Manteca 11-Year-Old Express Regret

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Charlene Johnson dropped off her sons, 11-year-old Hunter Davis, and 17-year-old, Raymond, at their friend’s Manteca home Saturday night for a sleepover.

Johnson decided she wasn't going to let the two boys spend the night. When she came back a few hours later to pick them up, it was too late.

Manteca Police believe 17-year-old Zak Hurlbert shot Raymond in the arm early Sunday morning. They say Hurlbert also shot Hunter in the head.

Charlene says what witnesses have told her is disturbing.

"That he shot him point blank right in his head for no reason at all. Hunter didn't even see it coming and then then he shot my son down the hallway," said Johnson.

Hunter was airlifted to UC Davis and died on Monday.

His parents say they want to know why their kids were shot but they forgive the person who pulled the trigger.

"We got the lord with us," Ray Davis Jr. said.

But Charlene doesn't know if she's forgiven herself.

"That nags at me. It bothers me. If I would have gotten out when they would have gone in I would have seen they were drinking, I wouldn't have left them there," Johnson said.

Two days ago, the parents knew there wouldn’t be a miracle for her son.

But, they wanted to give someone else that chance.

Hunter's heart, kidneys and liver have been donated to others

"I knew he would want to save someone else's life," said Johnson.

The parents hope schools will educate kids more on the dangers of guns violence. The parents are asking anyone to make a donation to the P.L. Fry and Son Funeral Home.

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