RESTON, VA -- Over a thousand people attended the funeral and vigil on Wednesday for Nabra Hassanen, the 17-year-old Muslim teen who was killed Sunday in what police said was a road rage incident.
"It’s very sad to see someone from your same community, your sister in Islam that’s died, murdered. It’s just not right for people to do this," said one funeral attendee.
Later, at the vigil, people packed Lake Anne Plaza to listen to her friends and family members share songs, poems, and stories about the teen.
Instead of candles, mourners brought flowers and posters in her honor. Following the vigil, a makeshift memorial was made up of those items.