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Teen Shooting Victim Remembered In Balloon Release

Posted at 8:03 PM, Jun 26, 2017

Friends and family remembered 14-year-old Clayton Gangji during a vigil and balloon release.

Gangji was shot and killed by 19-year-old Zachary Able.

According to police, Gangji was in an SUV with 19-year-old Zachary Able and two others when Able shot and killed him.

Able had initially told officials the shooting was the result of a robbery near Percy Priest Lake; however, further investigation proved that was not true, and Able admitted he was holding the gun when it fired.

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Dozens of people gathered came together Monday night to remember Gangji.

The released balloons in the air, and Gagji's father spoke to the group, which was primarily made up of teens, about how dangerous guns can be.