LANCASTER – An online memorial fund has been established for the 34-year-old man shot to death at a Lancaster stoplight Sunday night (Jan. 19).
Erik Ungerman was driving west on Avenue K, and was stopped at the red light at 20th Street West, when a gunman pulled alongside him and shot several rounds into Ungerman’s vehicle, officials said.
As Ungerman drove through the intersection, the shooter fired several more times, and Ungerman was hit multiple times in the upper torso and pronounced dead at the scene. Read more here.
The suspected shooter, Ungerman’s best friend Jeremy Whitman, was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound Monday morning, sheriff’s officials said. Read more here.
Erik Ungerman, a local DirecTV technician, was a holy man who was passionate about helping others, according to his friends and coworkers.
“His smile was contagious and his glowing dimples would bring a smile to anyone’s face,” organizers of Ungerman’s memorial fund wrote.
Family members and loved ones are raising funds to cover the portion of Ungerman’s memorial and burial the life insurance policy doesn’t cover.
To donate to this effort, visit https://www.giveforward.com/fundraiser/wpv3/erik-ungerman-memorial.
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