Community comes together for vigil after double homicide

1 month 5 days 21 hours ago Monday, July 06 2020 Jul 6, 2020 Monday, July 06, 2020 10:23:00 PM CDT July 06, 2020 in News
By: Noah Klein, KOMU 8 Reporter
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COLUMBIA -The community came together Monday night to remember victims of a double homicide.

People came together in Columbia at the scene where the shooting happened to remember Tara Kneedler, 38 and Ri'ajauhna, 11.

The community paid their respects and leaders spoke words of wisdom to everyone in attendance for about an hour.

Rev. James Gray led several prayers and called on the young people in the community to make a change.

"I've seen so many moms, so many brothers and sisters cry," Gray said. "We think that tomorrow is promised and it's not."

There was also a vigil held in Jefferson City tonight for the victims.

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