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SC police department wears superhero shirts to honor 6-year-old school shooting victim

(Mauldin Police Department)

(Mauldin Police Department)

MAULDIN, S.C. — A South Carolina police department is doing their part in honoring a 6-year-old student who was killed during a school shooting last week.

A photo posted on the Mauldin Police Department‘s Facebook page shows three officers standing stand-by-side with their uniform tops unbuttoned, exposing superhero shirts.

The picture was published with the caption “Showing our support! #townvillestrong #prayerforjacob”

Jacob Hall, the student who was killed during a school shooting at Townville Elementary School on Sept. 28, had a visitation meant for a hero on Tuesday as people attended the ceremony dressed in their favorite character’s costume.

Little Jacob is expected to have a superhero-theme funeral on Wednesday.

“I don’t want suits and ties and all that,” said Jacob’s mother Renae Hall. “There will be a lot of children there and I don’t want it to be scary for them.”