A vigil was held at Challenge Charter School, where the fifth grader was set to graduate.READ MORE: NYPD Looking For Alleged Police Impersonator Accused Of Posing As Detective To Threaten, Steal From Victims
Justin was shot in the stomach outside a relative’s home Saturday, just days before his 11th birthday.READ MORE: Driver Wanted After Jeep Plowed Into Family On Bronx Sidewalk; 'Car Sped Up To Hit Us,' Witness Says
His mother, Aretha Wallace, held back tears while speaking about her beloved son.
“He’s my angel. Somehow he’s looking over me,” she said. “Justin loved his school, he loved his family, and he loved his friends. Anyone who knew him could have tell.”MORE NEWS: NYC Mayoral Candidates React As Kathryn Garcia, Andrew Yang Make Joint Campaign Stops
The suspect, 29-year-old Jovan Young, was arraigned Wednesday on murder charges.