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Vigil held for local Mother's Day shooting victim

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A community comes together to remember a friend and neighbor who was gunned down outside his mother's home.

About 100 people took part in a vigil for Robert Vanderpool at Buckeye Circle fields in Youngstown.

Vanderpool was shot outside his Loveland Avenue home on Mother's Day. His mother was also hit by the gunfire but survived.

"We're trying to help pay for his funeral and to help stop violence in the area. We had these shirts made up for donations and to help with everything, so this is what we're here for," says Patrick Hagerty of Youngstown.

According to court records, Vanderpool was indicted in April on charges of "illegal cultivation of drugs or marijuana."

At this time there are no suspects in the shooting.

 

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