Hailey Joyner's funeral planned for Monday


New Bern, CRAVEN COUNTY - A funeral or memorial service was planned for the 11-year-old, Hailey Joyner, shot and killed in Craven County.

Joyner's funeral will be held Monday at 4 p.m. at the Cotton Funeral Home at 2201 Neuse Blvd.

More than 100 people gathered to remember Joyner and pay their respects at a vigil held over the weekend at Union Point Park.

The vigil was hosted by Warren Kearny, a minister with People of God Outreach Ministry. He spoke about ending gun violence in America and led the crowd in singing Amazing Grace.

Hailey was allegedly shot and killed by 16-year-old Justin Johnson. His next court appearance is scheduled for a date in early August.

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