Neighborhood holds vigil for teen accidentally shot and killed

Neighborhood holds vigil for teen accidentally shot and killed
Brian Banks (Source: Family)
Brian Banks (Source: Family)
Kevin Aguillard (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)
Kevin Aguillard (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A community gathered Tuesday evening in an attempt to make sense of an accidental shooting that resulted in the death of a teenage boy.

Family and friends held a vigil to remember Brian Banks, 15, of Baton Rouge. Police said he was shot in the face while he and another teen were playing with a gun.

It happened at the Hooper Pointe Apartments early Tuesday morning.

Kevin Aguillard, 17, faces charges of negligent homicide and illegal use of a weapon.

Family members of the victims said they hope this tragedy sends a message to young people about proper gun use.

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