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Posted at 1:53 PM ET, 12/21/2010

Vigil planned for slain D.C. shopkeeper

By Washington Post editors

A candlelight vigil has been scheduled for Tuesday night to remember Raj Patel, the owner of the Newton Food Mart, who was shot and killed Saturday night during a robbery at the Brookland area shop, We Love DC reports.

At 5:45, people will gather at St. Anthony’s on 12th Street NE and walk to the Newton Food Mart at 12th and Newton at 6 p.m. to show support for the Patel family.

Read more about the vigil at We Love DC.

By Washington Post editors  | December 21, 2010; 1:53 PM ET
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, DC  
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Instead of a vigil how about anyone with information on the crime provides it to police so those responsible can be punished?

Posted by: BigDaddy651 | December 21, 2010 2:13 PM | Report abuse

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