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Monday, October 31, 2011

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Aaron Jerel Shannon Vigil 77th Street Area & Area Clergy Council

WHAT:        
Aaron Jerel Shannon Vigil

WHEN:        
Sunday, October 30, 2011
4 p.m.

WHERE:    
77th Street Area Community Police Station
7600 South Broadway
Los Angeles, CA  90003

WHO:    
Deputy Chief Patrick M. Gannon, Operations-South Bureau
Captain Dennis H. Kato, Commanding Officer in Charge 77th Street Area   
Operations-South Bureau Career Gang Homicide Group
77th Street Area Clergy Council
Councilwoman Jan Perry, 9th District
Cease Fire
    
WHY:    
Aaron Shannon tried on his Spiderman costume, ran into the backyard to show it off to his family members and was fatally shot on Halloween Day 2010. The shooting is believed to be gang related and due to the support of the community a speedy arrest was made and two men are in custody. The participating organizations and Shannon family are remembering a life lost. All community members and families are invited to attend.  

CONTACT:    
For more information regarding this event, please contact Sergeant Steve Vera,     77th Street Area Community at 213-485-4285.


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