OAKLAND -- Funeral dates have been set for two teenage girls and best friends who were fatally shot in Oakland last month.
Services for 15-year-old Raquel Gerstel will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Coopers Mortuary, 1580 Fruitvale Ave., Oakland. A Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Jarlath's Church, 2620 Pleasant St., Oakland, according to a Facebook page memorializing the girl.
A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at Eagles Hall, 2305 Alameda Ave., in Alameda.
The family is alsseeking donations to help pay for funeral cost. Go to www.raquelgerstelfoundation.com for information.
Services for 16-year-old
The girls were found fatally shot Nov. 25 near Brookdale Park, about a mile from Bobbie's uncle's mobile home on High Street and MacArthur Boulevard. Both girls had been shot multiple times.
Police are investigating the case, but no arrests have been made.
Staff writer Harry Harris contributed to this report. Contact Katie Nelson at 925-945-4780 or follow her at Twitter.com/katienelson210.