PHOTOS: Candlelight vigil for Melody Ross


Chantha Ross, left, and Vanareth Ross, parents of shooting victim Melody Ross, thank students and faculty during a candle light vigil at Wilson High School on Tuesday, November 4, 2009, in Long Beach, Calif. Melody Ross was shot after a the homecoming football game last Friday night. At 10 p.m. Friday, police responded to a call reporting gunshots at Ximeno Avenue and 10th Street. When officers arrived, they found three wounded people. Ross had been hit in the torso. Two men, one 18 and the other 20, suffered from non-life-threatening wounds. The three victims were taken to a hospital, where Ross died. The 20-year-old was treated and released, and the 18-year-old is recovering in the hospital. See more pictures of the candlelight vigil>>