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Family holding vigil for 2-year-old shot in Lafayette

Posted at 4:49 PM, Jul 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-04 23:39:29-04

The family of Mar'kavin Kyrus "King" Cormier is holding a vigil in his honor on Friday, July 5.

The vigil begins at 5:30 p.m. in Pa Davis Park, which is located at 300 Hines Avenue in Lafayette.

Cormier, 2, died after a shooting on Northern Avenue in Lafayette last Sunday night, June 30.

The family asks that everyone brings white, silver, or blue balloons. There will be three speakers and a singer at the event.

The family has also set up a GoFundMe account to assist with Cormier's funeral expenses.

To help with the GoFundMe, click here.

For more information on the shooting, click here.