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Sharmar Hill Jr., Prayer Vigil 

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Hundreds gathered yesterday to pay their respects for three year-old Sharmar Hill Jr., who was killed in Hillside Court last week. The child was playing outside when gunfire erupted. He was killed by a stray bullet.
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Ni' Aveya Allen, 14, Sharmar's oldest sister.
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At the end of the vigil, Sharmar Hill Sr screamed "you murdered my son, my hero."
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Sharmar Hill, Jr., was three years old.
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Len' Neisha Smith, 7, Sharmar Hill, Jr., youngest sister.
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Hundreds gathered to pay their respects for the three year-old.
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Dozens came forward to donate money to the family and also showed their support by wearing Sharmar pins and tee shirts.
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Charles Willis, executive director of United Communities Against Crime, organized the vigil.
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Shelia Hall Green's (center) son Omar Green was murdered in 2019.
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Kristy Burrus-Clay lost her daughter, Krissia Henderson Burrus, to gun violence in 2018.
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