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Community pleads for peace at vigil for teen killed at high school

Posted: 10:56 PM, Sep 16, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-17 08:34:44-04
Community pleading for peace at vigil
Community pleading for peace at vigil
Community pleading for peace at vigil

A community prayer vigil was held Sunday for a high school student that was killed on school grounds last week.

The vigil was to remember 18-year-old Dalvin Brown, but also to bring the community together and plead for peace on the streets.

“We have to be just as outraged as a community, when one of our own take out one of our own,” says Pastor Preston Robinson III.

With heavy hearts, dozens gathered outside Canyon Springs High School to remember Brown, and to rally for peace.

Brown's death has been described by the community as simply senseless.

“We have to be just as outraged as a community, when one of our own take out one of our own,” says Robinson.

Local pastors from North Las Vegas lead the prayer vigil asking for the community to get together and to stop the violence.

“Let’s show people we come together and we aren’t about fighting and no one is out here with the foolishness and we came together to pray.”

Brown was shot on the northwest corner of campus near the baseball field Tuesday afternoon. The motive is still unknown.

“We’ve got to get together we’ve got to stop fighting, we’ve got to stop killing one another, and we’ve got to come together as a people and love one another," says Ted Cannon, pastor.

Police have not yet made any arrests in connection to Brown’s death.