Candlelight Vigil for Slain Chapin High Senior

POSTED: Saturday, April 25, 2009 - 9:46pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 3:23pm

Over 100 Friends and Classmates Mourn Shooting Victim

EL PASO--- There was tears and laughter as friends and classmates of a Chapin High School senior held a candlelight vigil Saturday night.
Ezra Gerald Smith was killed Friday morning, allegedly by a Ft. Bliss soldier.

More than 100 people gathered on the school's football field to share stories and memories of the 18-year-old.

Many students wore hats and t-shirts printed with Gerald's name and picture.

Gerald's girlfriend says he was always making jokes and wanted to be an actor.

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