Vigil held for Sapulpa homicide victims killed at convenience store

Posted at 9:38 PM, Jan 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-30 00:29:01-05

SAPULPA, Okla. -- A vigil was held Sunday night,  for the two men murdered at a Sapulpa convenience store last week.

The girlfriend of one of the murder victims called the vigil tonight at 7:23 pm. The exact time someone shot and killed two men at the convenience store last week. She said the vigil was about celebrating the victims lives, and acknowledging all victims of gun violence. 

“He could lift you up when you’re feeling down, just everyday stuff that would make you feel better,” said Girlfriend of Homicide Victim Catina Cutting. 

Catina Cutting said it’s been a tough week, trying to understand why someone would murder her longtime boyfriend Bob Fields, and conveince store owner, Mohid Khandker.

“I haven’t really absorbed any of it yet. It’s just been unreal,” said Khandker.

People gathered at Kelly Lane park, lighting candles and singing songs in honor of both men who police say were shot and killed inside Khandker’s store. 

“I just thought I had to come out and do something, I just felt obligated,” said Customer Charles Johnson.

Devoted customers  of Khandker, also showed up to pay their respects.

“He was just a super nice person, treated everybody right,” said Johnson.

Cutting said she’s grateful police have the accused killer, Heath Haney, behind bars. She said she’ll never forget her boyfriend’s fun sense of humor and hopes people will know not to take their loved ones for granted.

“Just love everybody don’t hold any regrets for anything, just live everyday like it’s your last day,” said Cutting.

Sapulpa Arvest Bank has set up accounts for both of the victims families. To donate you can call (918) 631-1024.

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