His death sparked a city wide awakening to the violence happening in inner city projects. It also led to the first gang truce in Cabrini-Green, at the request of his mother. The truce lasted over three years.
The street where he was shot and killed has been named after him and will remain there, even though the Cabrini-Green Housing Project is under demolition.
Sniper receives 100-year term for child's death. (alleged Chicago, Illinois gang leader Anthony Garrett sentenced for murder of Cabrini Green schoolchild Dantrell Davis) (Brief Article)
Mar 28, 1994; Anthony Garrett, the Chicago man convicted of the sniper murder of 7-year-old Dantrell Davis as he walked to school in the...