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Vigil being held for 9-year-old girl shot and killed

Posted at 2:28 PM, Jun 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-21 16:02:53-04

A vigil is being held on Friday for the 9-year-old girl who was shot and killed near a shopping center on Cleveland's east side on Wednesday night.

Saniyah Nicholson, 9, of Maple Heights, was in the car with her sister when she was shot from crossfire between two groups of people, according to authorities.

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A rally and vigil are being held by the Coalition for a Better Life - Peace in the Hood at the Walgreens Parking lot in the Lee/Harvard Shopping Center on Friday, June 22 at 5:30 p.m, according to a flier from the organization. The task force will be joined by Councilman Joe Jones, other organizations, and friends and family of Nicholson.