Allen was riding her bicycle on Pingree Street between Linwood and 14th streets when she was killed. Her family said she had a goal of becoming a doctor.
A vigil was held for Allen on Friday (Nov. 5) to honor her memory. Days after her murder a walk was held in her memory, another vigil was held on Sept. 8 -- the day Allen would have turned 19.
Allen was a cheerleader for the East Side Cowboys and a nursing student at Oakland University.