Wakes held for victims of Medford pharmacy massacre

LAKE RONKONKOMA - Wakes were held tonight for three of the four victims of the Medford pharmacy massacre, including 17-year-old Jennifer Mejia, who was supposed to graduate today.

Mejia was working as a cashier at Haven Drugs when she was shot and killed Sunday.

Today, friends and family attended a second day of wakes for Mejia in Patchogue.

Hundreds of friends and loved ones also gathered at Moloney Funeral Home in Lake Ronkonkoma to remember Jaime Taccetta, 33, a mother of two who was also among the victims. Taccetta was supposed to get married in October. Instead, she will be buried in her wedding dress.

Police say Tacceta's fiancé was waiting in the pharmacy parking lot Sunday and watched the suspect, David Laffer, walking out after the shootings. Reports say he was the one to pick Laffer out of a police lineup after his arrest yesterday.

A wake was also held tonight at the Ruland Funeral Home in Patchogue for 71-year-old Bryon Sheffield, who was supposed to celebrate his 50th wedding anniversary next month.

Loved ones said goodbye to another victim, pharmacist Raymond Ferguson at his wake yesterday.

Viedya Ferguson and her husband Raymond would have celebrated their 10th anniversary on July 4. His funeral is Saturday in Queens.

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