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Family, friends hold vigil to remember father of three who was shot and killed Monday in Cleveland

Posted at 9:08 PM, Feb 18, 2017

Family, friends and neighbors held a vigil Saturday night to remember another life lost to gun violence in Cleveland.

 

Robert Pettway was shot nine times and killed at East 108 and Olivet Avenue on Monday afternoon.

 

Saturday, the vigil for Robert was held in the same place.

 

Pettway was 35 years old and had three children.

 

Dozens of people attended the march and vigil and shouted “No more blood in our streets” and “Who are were here for? Robert,”.

 

Little is known about the details surrounding the shooting, but after the vigil it’s clear that Robert was loved by his family and friends.

 

“My brother wouldn’t harm a fly, he was a good hearted person. My brother was very loving, caring, free hearted and outgoing” said Robert’s sister Lisa Pettway.

 

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact homicide investigators at 216-623-5464.