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Crookston Times - Crookston, MN
  • Vigil held for slain 9-year-old boy, Devin Aryal

  • The Rev. John Stiles told about 250 people gathered for a vigil at Holy Cross Lutheran Church Tuesday night that while many seek answers for the loss of the young boy, there isn't a good answer, but that they should know they are not alone.
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  • Dozens of mourners gathered at an Oakdale church to remember a 9-year-old boy struck and killed by gunfire in an apparent random shooting.
    Children made posters to express their sorrow over losing fourth-grader Devin Aryal. One read "Devin we miss your kindness."
    The Rev. John Stiles told about 250 people gathered for a vigil at Holy Cross Lutheran Church Tuesday night that while many seek answers for the loss of the young boy, there isn't a good answer, but that they should know they are not alone.
    The church isn't far from where Devin was fatally shot Monday night as a gunman fired at passing vehicles. Devin's mother and another motorist were injured by gunfire.
    The St. Paul Pioneer Press (http://bit.ly/VSjnfq ) says a memorial fund for Devin's family has been set up at U.S. Bank in Oakdale.

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