Family, Community Gather To Honor 10-Year-Old Justin Wallace

It was an emotional night in Far Rockaway, where family and community members gathered to remember 10-year-old Justin Wallace, who was fatally shot over the weekend.

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KRISTINE JOHNSON: And as gun violence made headlines in tonight's debate, family gathered in Far Rockaway to remember 10-year-old Justin Wallace, gunned down last week. A vigil was held at Challenge Charter School, where the fifth grader was set to graduate. Justin died just days before his 11th birthday when police say a gunman opened fire outside his home Saturday night. His mother held back tears while speaking about her beloved son.

ARETHA WALLACE: He's my angel. Somehow, he's looking over me. Justin loved his school, he loved his family, and he loved his friends. Anyone who knew him could have tell.

KRISTINE JOHNSON: The suspect 29-year-old, Jovan Young, was arraigned yesterday on murder charges.