BALTIMORE — For Devron Tyner’s household, it has been a making an attempt eight days.

At the start of final week, they came upon Devron was the sufferer of a taking pictures close to the Inner Harbor.

“I would like [the community] to recollect Devron as a stand-up younger man,” stated Latoya Mickens, Devron’s mother.

On Tuesday evening in Baltimore, there was an opportunity for many who knew him to recollect him. A vigil was held on Hollins St. within the metropolis, bringing collectively dozens to rejoice Devron’s life.

“He was a great child,” stated Tikiesha Mickens, Devron’s aunt. “He was a great baby.”

“Stayed out of bother, stayed to himself, stayed together with his pals,” recalled Kenyon Mickens, Devron’s uncle. “He cherished his household; that is why it harm a lot, as a result of he was a particular baby.”

Police imagine Devron was being robbed on the evening of April 1. He was 17.

19-year-old Dejuan Cole turned himself in on Monday.

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Family members inform WMAR they’re making an attempt to take every day little by little.

Some on the vigil wore buttons with a photograph of Devron studying ‘in loving reminiscence.’

On a trifold cardboard poster, dozens of individuals from Devron’s life left behind signatures and messages.

“My life won’t ever be the identical, however I do know he’ll at all times be with me, so I can carry this love and legacy a great distance, he was an awesome baby,” stated Daren Tyner, Devron’s father.

The vigil was not solely a somber goodbye but in addition a celebration of life. It featured candles and embraces, however music and smiles as effectively.

“We had nice plans for the longer term. But total… I’m happy with my son. I do know he is an incredible younger man, I’m happy with who he was turning into, and I’ll hold his identify alive endlessly,” Daren added.