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Memorial Fund Created For Children Of Trader Joe's Employee Shot & Killed In Echo Park
The Silver Lake Trader Joe’s is collecting contributions for the children of Michael “Micky” David, their former employee who was killed after being chased down Sunset Blvd and shot on May 7 in Echo Park, reports The Eastsider LA.
The Silver Lake store, where the 30-year-old David worked for 2-1/2 years, set up a trust fund to collect donations from fellow employees as well as customers. Anyone who is interested in making contributions should make checks payable to the “Michael David Memorial Fund” and leave them at the “Captain’s Desk” near the entrance, according to notices posted in the store.
The notice remembers his as a "charming, giving and fun-loving member of the Trader Joe’s family" and part of the community. Notes The Eastsider LA, 23-year-old Jeffrey Cardona was "arrested and charged with murder in connection with David’s killing," however, police continue to search for other suspects as he is reportedly not believed to be the shooter. A memorial service is planned for June.