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Foundation honoring slain Bedford-Stuyvesant teen Chris Owen gives away school supplies to needy families

The event commemorated Chris Owen, a 13-year-old Brooklyn

The event commemorated Chris Owen, a 13-year-old Brooklyn teen who was shot and killed in 2009. (Credit: News 12)

The end of summer vacation is just a few days away for public school students, and a back-to-school giveaway in Bedford-Stuyvesant sought to help students make the transition.

The event commemorated Chris Owen, a 13-year-old Brooklyn teen who was shot and killed in 2009.

Chris Foye, the teen’s father, started a foundation to honor Owen, and he says his mission is to end gun violence....

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