Christmas morning brought tragedy to Pasadena as 49-year-old Victor J. McClinton was gunned down while innocently caught in a shooting that involved at least one gang associate.
McClinton was a father, husband and Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department employee who “gave back to the community unselfishly and worked unceasingly to positively impact the lives of thousands of youth,” according to a LASD statement. “He truly embodied what community should be and though this loss will be felt my many, his love and kindness will live on in each one of us.”
On behalf of the McClinton family, the Brotherhood Community Youth Sports League will hold a candlelight vigil in remembrance of the slain McClinton on Thursday night at 6 p.m. on the steps of Pasadena City Hall.
McClinton acted as youth sports director of the Brotherhood Community Youth Sports League, a non-profit whose mission is to “provide the children of the community with a quality youth sports program” that allows each child to participate regardless of his or her athletic ability and build self-esteem and confidence through team work and sportsmanship, according to their website.
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