Violence isn't something you hear about every day in Rosemont, but right now it seems to be all anyone can talk about.
That's because a 13-year-old from Albert Einstein Middle School was in a park that marks the center of Rosemont–a park that hosts and .
Authorities are treating the death as a homicide.
Visibly shaken parents and teens to remember the victim, Jessica Funk-Haslam, and wonder how something like this could happen in Rosemont.
Thursday evening, sheriff's department officials .
Parents will likely welcome any assurance authorities can give. At the vigil, Thelma Finch said her seventh-grader is "terrified."
Albert Einstein Middle School Principal Garrett Kirkland said he was encouraged by the fact that fewer kids were absent Wednesday than the day before, but said far more parents drove to pick their kids up than usual.
Sacramento City Unified School District Trustee Donald Terry, who represents Rosemont, said at the vigil that the park is located in an area where neighbors wave at each other when they're mowing their lawns. He said Rosemont is still a safe neighborhood.
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