A candlelight vigil has been planned for a mother and her son who were killed earlier this week.

The community in Kalamazoo will mourn the loss of the boy and Julina Gibson who were killed by Nicholas Allen Mitchell.

Mitchell and Gibson got into a fight and Mitchell pulled out a gun, shot and killed his ex-girlfriend. He then shot their 4-year-old son before turning the gun on himself.

The child, Nicholas Jeffrey Mitchell died from his injuries late Thursday night, Nov. 9.

The vigil will be on Saturday night at 6 p.m. on East Emerson Street near Burdick Street in Kalamazoo.

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