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Vigil held to memorialize slain Detroit pastor

Tim Kirby gunned down when asking neighbors to turn down music

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DETROIT – A man of God who was gunned down in a brutal act of violence is being remembered during a vigil Friday night.

Tim Kirby was shot dead in July in his apartment complex off Heritage Place on the city's west side when he went to ask his neighbors to turn down their party music.

Kirby was shot three times by someone as the party who apparently didn't agree with his request. The gunman is still on the loose.

The Detroit pastor was known for his work in the community and his fiery sermons.

The vigil is being hosted by the Change Agent Consortium and is being held at 8594 Heritage Place. It started at 5:30 p.m.

The group also plans to raise money to buy back-to-school supplies for Kirby's four children.

 

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