Discuss as:

Funeral for teen shot during a violent weekend in Chicago

Scott Olson / Getty Images

Dolores Walker and her daughter Delwanna Briggs say goodbye to their son and brother Joseph Briggs during a funeral service at New Zion Grove Missionary Baptist Church on Wednesday in Chicago, Illinois. Briggs, who turned 16 in April, was shot in the head during a drive-by shooting while he was sitting on his front porch with his sister on June 9. Briggs was one of nine people killed and 46 wounded by gunfire in Chicago during that June weekend.

Scott Olson / Getty Images

Mourners watch as the remains of Joseph Briggs is lowered into a grave at Oak Woods Cemetery on Wednesday in Chicago, Illinois.

Scott Olson / Getty Images

Anton Brown says goodbye to his nephew Joseph Briggs before his burial at Oak Woods Cemetery.

Joseph Briggs was one of eight people killed in a weekend of shootings in Chicago that left more than 40 people wounded.

Sign up for the msnbc.com Photos Newsletter