The move back to Long Beach was only going to be temporary for Gelinda Keo and her children.
After staying with her sister for a few months, the family moved into its own apartment in North Long Beach earlier this year.
“We were staying with her temporarily until I got back on my feet and was able to get our own place and I just barely rented the place for one month there—and my son died,” said Keo.
Landis Lim, 17, was gunned down Feb. 28 while playing video games in a friend’s garage in Cambodia Town.
Monday night, the community gathered for a candlelight vigil at MacArthur Park, less than a mile from where Lim was killed, to mourn his death and call for justice and an end to gun violence.
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