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Friends, family to hold vigil one year after Zak Husein was killed inside Akron pizza shop

Posted at 2:45 PM, Dec 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-07 23:30:38-05

Wednesday marks one year since a 21-year-old University of Akron student was shot and killed inside an Akron pizza shop. 

Zakareia Husein was murdered during a robbery at Premium New York Style Pizza on Glenwood Avenue on Dec. 7, 2015.

Police are still looking for his killer.

friends and family are holding a vigil Wednesday at 9 p.m. at Springfield Lake in Springfield Township.

 

 

Zak's parents, Salah and Naeima Husein, described their son as "a wonderful kid" and "a special person who came from heaven to this earth."