Mar 13, 7:58 PM EDT

6-year-old raises $7,000 for slain Indiana deputy's family

KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) -- A 6-year-old Kokomo boy's lemonade stand sales have raised more than $7,000 for the family of a slain central Indiana sheriff's deputy.

The father of Malachi Fronczak says the money was collected over two days of sales at Solidarity Federal Credit Union and Kokomo-Howard County Public Library. The Kokomo Tribune reports the money is going to Boone County Deputy Jacob Pickett's family. The married father of two was fatally shot March 2 during a foot chase in Lebanon.

Jason Fronczak says his jaw dropped at the amount his son raised, with some people handing over $100 for a cup of lemonade.

Malachi raised $2,000 last summer for the family of a Southport officer who was killed. He's planning to sell more lemonade for Pickett's family Friday and Saturday.


Information from: Kokomo Tribune,

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