Slain mother laid to rest after Christmas night shooting

Kyila Shields
Kyila Shields

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A celebration ceremony was held in honor of a young mother killed on Christmas Day.

20-year-old Kyila Shields was shot and killed at a home on Penrose Place in Westwood.

The Kyila Shields Home Going Celebration was held on Thursday at the Memorial Baptist Church, located at 527 Clerk Street.

Family and friends gathered for a visitation at 10 a.m., followed by the memorial service at noon.

Shields was then laid to rest at the Spring Grove Cemetery on Spring Grove Avenue.

Anyone who wishes to send flowers, cards or donate to the Kyila Shields Memorial Fund, call (513) 373-0405, visit any Fifth Third Bank or click here.

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