Lafayette High School holds vigil for Trinity Gay

10/18/2016 10:04 AM

The Lexington community gathered at Lafayette High School Monday night to remember 15-year-old student-athlete Trinity Gay.

Gay, a member of the school’s track team, was shot and killed early Sunday morning near a Cook Out restaurant on South Broadway in Lexington.

Gay’s father, U.S. Olympic track star Tyson Gay, spoke at the vigil on Monday night.

cn|2 Sports’ Lyndsey Gough was at the event and captured the raw emotion from the community members.

Click on the video below to see more from the vigil.

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