People gather to remember 9-year-old fatally shot in Ferguson - KMOV.com

Officer who tried to save Jamyla Bolden, 9, breaks down at vigil

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FERGUSON, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

Hundreds of people gathered at a vigil Thursday night to remember Jamyla Bolden, 9. who was murdered as she laid in bed Ferguson.

Those gathered included protesters, police officers, and friends of the Bolden family, all of whom called for senseless violence to end. Balloons in Bolden’s favorite color were released into the air to celebrate the young girl’s life.

The officer who tried to save Bolden’s life was very emotional when she spoke about Jamyla.

"I did everything I could to save her," the officer said while crying."I wish I could save her."

Authorities are still searching for the person for Bolden’s death and are asking for the suspect to come forward.

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