OAKDALE, Minn. (AP) -- Dozens of mourners gathered at an Oakdale church Tuesday to remember a 9-year-old boy struck and killed by gunfire in an apparent random shooting.
Children made posters to express their sorrow over losing fourth-grader Devin Aryal. One read "Devin we miss your kindness."
The Rev. John Stiles told about 250 people gathered for a vigil at Holy Cross Lutheran Church Tuesday night that while many seek answers for the loss of the young boy, there isn't a good answer, but that they should know they are not alone.
The church isn't far from where Devin was fatally shot Monday night as a gunman fired at passing vehicles. Devin's mother and another motorist were injured by gunfire.
The St. Paul Pioneer Press says a memorial fund for Devin's family has been set up at U.S. Bank in Oakdale.
Main Station: 507-252-4747
Connect With Us
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2013 WorldNow and KXLT. All Rights Reserved.
Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Lynn Jacobs at (507) 280-5104. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at email@example.com.