Akron: Community gathers at vigil for 4-year-old

12:03 AM, Jan 28, 2013   |    comments
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AKRON -- Family, friends and community members gathered Sunday evening to honor the life of 4-year-old Jamarcus Allen at a prayer vigil.

According to police, Jamarcus' father, Terrance Allen, flagged down a Summit County deputy on Wednesday morning and the deputy found the child in the car with a gunshot wound to the head. 

Jamarcus later died at the hospital.

Community members gathered with the family at the vigil to show their support, and also to express the importance of stopping gun violence.


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