Family, friends remember 16-year-old killed in Hammond

Family, friends remember 16-year-old killed in Hammond

HAMMOND, LA (WAFB) - In Tangipahoa Parish, a vigil was held for a man killed in his home in May. The Hammond community remembered 16-year-old Hector Dotey Friday night with a candlelight memorial.

The young man died after a shooting early Tuesday morning in Hammond. Deputies believe it happened around 3:30 a.m. at Dotey's home on Willow Villa Road in Hammond.

Organizers hope the memorial will help put an end to violence in the community.

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