Vigil planned for 12 year old girl killed in Bakersfield shootings

Posted: Posted on May 24, 2021 / 4:48 pm PDTUpdated: May 24, 2021 / 5:29 PM PDT

Bakersfield, CA (KGET) – A candlelight vigil is scheduled for a 12-year-old girl who was shot dead in Central Bakersfield tomorrow.

Armaya Alexander died Friday night after he was shot dead in front of my house on L Street and 11th Street, one block from California Avenue. The coroner identified her Monday afternoon.

Bakersfield Police are still investigating the shooting. One man told 17News that he saw someone pull home and shoot. Other neighbors said they were inside at the time of the shooting or the area was too dark to see the shooters well.

Alert is sponsored by the Wendale Davis Foundation, a nonprofit that works to protect young people at risk by keeping them away from violent lifestyles. It starts at 5 p.m. on the corner of L and 11th Streets.

For more information on shooting, you can contact the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.

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