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Shooting victim’s family raises money

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - The family of the young man who was shot and killed in Yuma Monday afternoon are raising money for funeral expenses.

19-year-old Raymond Ruiz died in an alleged accidental shooting earlier this week.

On June 14, at around 9 p.m., the family will be selling food outside of "Fat Harveys" and the Kress Ultra Lounge in Downtown Yuma. 

They will be selling plates with chicken, potatoes, rice, chilies and a drink.

Raymond’s sister described him as having "a unique way of touching the lives of everyone he met, leaving a legacy of friendship and love that will endure forever."

If you would like a link to the go fund me, click here.

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