Funeral held for slain 7-year-old Durham boy

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Kamari Munerlyn (WTVD)

Kamari Munerlyn should have been starting his first week of summer break.

Instead, the 7-year-old boy's family and friends attended his funeral Monday.

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Hurting and upset, his loved ones say they need time to grieve during this difficult time.

Kamari Munerlyn, a first grader at Eastway Elementary, died last week from a gunshot wound.

RELATED: Durham man charged in 7-year-old's shooting death denied bond

The 7-year-old, his mother, and eight adults and kids were riding in a SUV that was hit by gun fire on Hillandale Road on June 4th.

Kamari was the only one hit.

Police have arrested and charged Devon Fowler with murder.

Fowler, a father of three, spoke with ABC11 from his Durham County jail cell last week and denied all involvement in the incident.

Police are still investigating the shooting.

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