The Latest: San Diego vigils set for mass shooting victim

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Posted: May 02, 2017 6:58 PM
The Latest: San Diego vigils set for mass shooting victim

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the victim of a mass shooting last weekend by a lone gunman at a pool party on Sunday in San Diego. (all times local):

4 p.m.

San Diego area churches planned to hold public vigils for a 35-year-old mother of three who was the lone person killed by a gunman who shot seven people at a poolside birthday party in San Diego over the weekend.

White flowers and a wreath were left outside the apartment complex's pool area Tuesday, two days after the mass shooting.

Two vigils were planned for Wednesday for victim Monique Clark. She was the mother of three children.

Entertainer Nick Cannon was one of her childhood friends.

He wrote on his Instagram account: "Tears can't express the pain and shock."

Police say the victims were randomly targeted by 49-year-old Peter Selis who was angry over a recent breakup and called his ex-girlfriend during the attack so she could hear him shooting strangers.

Selis was killed by police.

10 a.m.

A 35-year-old mother of three was the lone person killed by a gunman who shot seven people at a pool birthday bash in San Diego over the weekend.

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Childhood friend Vincent Howard says he will miss the infectious smile of Monique Clark.

He says Clark was devoted to her daughters, ages 2 to 13. She also volunteered at food drives to help the homeless.

Entertainer Nick Cannon, also a childhood friend, tweeted Monday "my heart hurts with great sadness."

Clark's family could not be reached for comment. Her mother, Michelle Fuget, wrote on GoFundMe that her daughter was beautiful, funny and feisty.

Police say the victims were randomly targeted by 49-year-old Peter Selis who was angry over a recent breakup.

Officers killed Selis in a shootout Sunday.