Vigil held for 14-year-old boy killed in Port Richmond

Thursday, June 01, 2017 12:48AM
Vigil held for 14-year-old boy killed in Port Richmond. Jim Gardner reports during Action News at 11 p.m. on May 31, 2017.


PORT RICHMOND - Friends, family and loved ones are gathering to remember a 14-year-old boy, shot and killed on Monday.

A vigil in his honor is being held at the corner of Orleans and Frankford in Philadelphia's Port Richmond section where Tymier Frasier was shot.

Frasier was shot around 9:30 p.m. Monday after a gunman stepped out from between two cars and opened fire.

Both Frasier and his 16-year-old friend were hit.

Frasier died shortly after the shooting at a hospital.

Police say a motive in the shooting is still unclear.

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