Medford community solemnly honors shooting victims 1 year later

MEDFORD - Haven Drugs in Medford was closed today, but that didn't stop members of the community from stopping by to solemnly pay their respects. It was last year on Father's Day when David Laffer gunned down four innocent people as he robbed the drugstore of thousands of pain pills. At the pharmacy today, many residents came by to drop off flowers and other small tokens of remembrance. Among the visitors was Pat Tacetta, mother of Jamie Tacetta, who was one of the four victims. The other victims were pharmacist Raymond Ferguson; his assistant, Jennifer Mejia, who was about to graduate high school; and customer Bryon Sheffield, who was picking up a prescription for his wife. As News 12 Long Island has reported, Laffer pleaded guilty and is serving five consecutive life sentences for the murders. His wife, Melinda Brady, was sentenced to 25 years in prison for her role in the crime.News 12 Series: Medford Massacre: One Year LaterFamily shattered by Medford Massacre will never forget1 year after Medford Massacre, progress seen in fighting pill abuse

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