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City College of San Francisco to hold vigil, confer honorary degree to gun violence victim David Nguyen

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  • The City College of San Francisco is hosting a candlelight vigil tonight for David Nguyen, who was fatally shot a month before graduation while driving along Interstate 580 in Oakland, California.
  • Nguyen was an Administration of Justice student, an eight-year veteran in the National Guard and an Alameda County Deputy Sheriff’s recruit.
  • The City College will recognize Nguyen’s service by conferring him with an honorary associate degree and honor his life with special performances from artists and remarks from dignitaries, friends and family.
  • The candlelight vigil will be held today from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. PST outside of Conlan Hall at the City College’s main campus on 50 Frida Kahlo Way, San Francisco.

The City College of San Francisco will host a candlelight vigil and celebration for Alameda County Deputy Sheriff’s recruit David Nguyen, whose life was lost to highway gun violence.

The 28-year-old former recruit was fatally shot while driving on Interstate 580 in Oakland, California on Jan. 4, 2022.

Sister of police recruit fatally shot on Oakland freeway calls on officials to ‘step up’ against gun violence

  • David V. Nguyen, 28, was shot while driving in Oakland, California, on Interstate 580 on Jan. 4, 2022.
  • David was a recruit of the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office and was about to graduate on Friday, Feb. 4.
  • His sister, Barbara, is calling on elected officials to take action after another man was fatally shot on an Oakland freeway on Friday.

A month after the fatal shooting of her 28-year-old brother along a freeway in Oakland, California, Barbara Nguyen is calling on elected officials to curb gun violence.

David V. Nguyen, a former Alameda County Sheriff’s Office recruit, was driving on Interstate 580 around 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 4 when someone fired a gun into his black Toyota Prius.