oakdale shooting

Vigil Held for Slain 9-Year Old Boy
Dozens of mourners gathered at an Oakdale church to remember a 9-year-old boy struck and killed by gunfire in an apparent random shooting. Children made posters to express their sorrow over losing fourth-grader Devin Aryal. One read "Devin we miss your kindness."
Mother Identifies 9-Year-Old Boy Randomly Shot
A 9-year-old Oakdale boy who was shot and killed while riding in a minivan has been identified by his mother. Melissa Aryal says she picked up her son, Devin, from daycare Monday evening and was heading home when she heard a noise that sounded like something under the hood. Aryal pulled up to a st…
Witness: Man was ‘Nonchalant’ As He Fired Gun
An Oakdale woman says a man who shot a gun in her neighborhood appeared "nonchalant" as he strolled down the block, firing multiple times. Fifty-five-year-old Cheryl Russell says she was on her couch about 6 p.m. Monday when she saw a man in dark clothes walking on the street.