Vigil, balloon release planned for teen victim of accidental shooting

Vigil, balloon release planned for teen victim of accidental shooting

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The family of a Moss Bluff 14-year-old fatally shot while at a sleepover with friends says a candlelight vigil and balloon release will be held in the teen's honor Tuesday evening.

Warren Wimberly was shot in the chest at a home on Koonce Road, Saturday night.

According to the Calcasieu Sheriff's Office another 14-year-old didn't realize the gun was loaded when he pointed it at Wimberly.

CPSO Chief Deputy Stitch Guillory says Wimberly was a student at Moss Bluff Middle School.

His family has started a GoFundMe page to help with funeral expenses.

The vigil is scheduled for 7:30 tonight at Moss Bluff middle school..

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