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Candlelight vigil honors young couple killed in double shooting

Kyle Stein would have celebrated birthday Thursday

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – There’s a growing memorial in parking lot of a condo complex where a high school junior and her boyfriend were shot and killed Tuesday night in St. Augustine.

Friends identified the victims as Kyle Stein and his girlfriend, Sydnie Rounsville. The two were rushed to the hospital and were said to be in critical condition for a few hours but later died from their injuries, deputies said.

Family members and friends stood silent surrounding the memorial Thursday night during a vigil on what would have been Stein’s birthday.

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Rounsville was just 16 years old. Stein -- would have turned 22 Thursday. Her fellow classmates are in shock over the loss of their friend.

“Just so sudden,” said Kaleigh Gordon, a classmate. “We had plans to hang out this weekend. Now, she’s gone.”

Anfernee Wilson, 19, is charged with murder. Deputies said multiple witnesses identified him as the shooter who ran from the parking lot.

Classmates of Sydnie’s created t-shirts and bracelets to sell to help raise money for Sydnie’s funeral. There’s also a GoFundMe account.

Candlelight vigil honors young couple killed in double shooting
Candlelight vigil honors young couple killed in double shooting

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