Almost 100 individuals attend vigil for two killed in capturing in Easton

EASTON, Pa. – Almost 100 individuals confirmed as much as a vigil Tuesday evening to honor and bear in mind the 2 Easton-area teenagers killed by gun violence in broad daylight.

The households are additionally on the lookout for solutions as to who’s accountable.

For the second day in a row, Easton Police blocked off a stretch of Washington Road close to its intersection with South thirteenth Road. This time for the mourners, household and buddies of town’s newest victims of gun violence.

“It occurred in the course of the day underneath the solar and in the course of the road in the course of a residential space,” stated Northampton County District Lawyer Terry Houck.

Houck stated police confirmed as much as the scene simply earlier than 4 p.m. Monday to search out 17-year-old D-Andre Snipes lifeless inside a car. 18-year-old Kavan Figueroa additionally suffered a number of gunshot wounds and died later that evening on the hospital.

“We’re not going to have this right here you realize, we’re not going to have this, we will win one thing. If and when one thing like this occurs, we will go at it actually, actually laborious as a result of that is past unacceptable,” Houck stated.

Police say’s it is crucial the general public comes ahead with info.

“There simply appears to be an absence of cooperation on the a part of among the individuals within the neighborhood. And we perceive that you realize that there is a worry problem right here,” Houck stated.

Dozens of members of the Figueroa household confirmed as much as mild candles and memorialize the situation the place their cherished one misplaced his life. They’re additionally hoping somebody who is aware of who did this may communicate.

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Authorities are “not going to relaxation till we make some arrest of the individuals that really did this,” Houck stated.

Police do not imagine there is a risk to the general public. They imagine the victims had been focused.

Ideas will be made anonymously to the police division.