Vigil held for 3-year-old shot and killed in Philadelphia

threeyearoldPolice in Philadelphia arrested man in connection with the murder of a 3-year-old girl.

Douglas Woods faces several charges.

People gathered on Etting Street for a vigil to remember Tynirah Borum.

Tynirah was getting her hair braided Friday night when gunshots rang out.

She was hit in the chest and later died.

Several other people were wounded.

Tynirah’s mother, Tamika Borum said, “Tynirah was full of life. Loved everybody she was around. Everybody in the neighborhood loved her.”

Police say it all started when Douglas Woods got into a fight with a man on a bicycle.

Woods fired several shots, striking him in the head.

He is in critical condition.

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