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Vigil for 13-year-old killed in shooting, Rickie Forehand remembered by family, friends, and coaches

Posted at 8:32 PM, Mar 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-15 22:25:53-04

BALTIMORE — An emotional goodbye to a 13-year-old killed last week in a shooting at the Kenwood Shopping Center in Rosedale.

Rickie Forehand's wore number 35, a Vanguard Collegiate middle schooler who loved football.

Forehand, along with five others who were injured after leaving an event at the Triple Threat Elite Dance Studio when someone opened fire.

The five injured were released from the hospital.

Meanwhile, the community mourned for Forehand at a vigil at Douglass High School on Saturday.

His coach saying he'll honor the young player by retiring his jersey.

“He will be missed, he will never be forgotten. Like I told Ian, like I told his mother, no one will ever wear number 35 ever again for tenacity or whatever program I’m with. I don't care if I’m in high school, college, wherever, nobody will ever wear that number ever again,” said Coach Calvin Covington.

Forehand played for the Tenacity Trojans in West Baltimore.