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Vigil set to mark 12-year anniversary of Wendale Davis' death

Posted at 6:14 AM, Apr 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-23 23:53:09-04

Monday marks the 12th anniversary of the death of Bakersfield teenager Wendale Davis. 

The 16-year-old was shot and killed on April 23, 2006. Wendale was in his car with a friend when another vehicle rolled up and one of the occupants opened fire, hitting and killing the 16-year-old.

According to Bakersfield Police, the suspect vehicle was described as a 1980s or 1990s Thunderbird. 

No arrests were made and the case is considered a cold case. 

A $50,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest of his killer. 

A vigil will be held at 4:30 p.m. Monday at Union Cemetery at Wendale's gravesite.