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“sweet 15 year old tragically killed this week, an unintended target of the senseless gun violence in our community. She was truly a bright light”


Niomi Russell

“Dear PoPville,

hoping you could share this Go Fund Me for Niomi Russell, the sweet 15 year old tragically killed this week, an unintended target of the senseless gun violence in our community. She was truly a bright light”

The GoFundMe says:

“Hi and thanks for reading.

We are deeply saddened and heartbroken to share the tragic passing of Niomi Russell. Not only was Niomi a beautiful person inside and out, Niomi was a cherished daughter, a loving sister, and a great friend. At the young age of 15, Niomi had her entire life ahead of her, however that was cut short when she was tragically murdered on Sunday, April 14th.

The unforeseen death of Niomi has left a void in the hearts of her family, especially her grieving mother, sister, brother, along with other relatives, and friends who deeply loved her.

While her mother, siblings and family prepare for the farewell of Niomi, many have reached out asking what can they provide or donate. Due to Niomi‘s untimely death, the family was not prepared for this unfortunate situation. No amount is too little or small. All donations will go directly to Niomi’s mom for the unexpected bills and medical expenses.

No parent should have to bury their child and no child deserves their life to be cut short due to a senseless act of violence. Please put the guns down!”

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