Vigil planned for victims of deadly shooting

Posted at 11:53 AM, Dec 08, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-08 12:53:11-05

A vigil is planned Tuesday to remember a 2-year-old girl and her mother killed in a shooting that left three others injured.

Organizers say the public vigil is set for 5 p.m. outside the home where the deadly shooting happened, at 6630 N 107th Plz. A small memorial of stuffed animals was left there Tuesday morning.

Destacia Straughn, 22, and her 2-year-old child, Kenacia Amerson-Straughn, were shot to death Sunday, and three others, 22-year-old Kachelle Roby, 18-year-old Jamie Latner and 21-year-old Larrion Williams, were critically injured.

The suspect, identified as Dontevous Loyd, 23, turned himself into police Tuesday morning.

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Parking: Cars should be parked along Redick Avenue to allow for residents to access their parking spaces and homes.  

Managers at the complex where the shooting happened, sent a letter to residents to update them on the latest in the case.

LINK: Bluffs at Cherry Hill resident letter

"We want to let you know that the suspect has turned himself into police and at this time, there is no threat to our community. We are cooperating with law enforcement as they continue their investigation of this tragic event. We want to thank those residents who provided statements to the police, which helped apprehend the suspect. 

bluffs at Cherry Hill is still committed to responsible management and we are working hard to make this a comfortable and pleasant place to live.

We want to take this opportunity to remind you to call 911 if you hear or see any suspicious activity.

Please do not hesitate to stop by or call the management office at (402) 933-8500 if you have any questions"