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Vigil Held for Avonte Oquendo

October 11, 2013

New York (October 11, 2013)

A vigil was held in Queens, N.Y., on Friday evening in honor of the ongoing search for Avonte Oqueda. The 14-year-old boy has been missing since Oct. 4. Avonte, who is nonverbal and according to his family has the mental capacity of a seven-year-old, was last seen on video surveillance running out the door of his school in Long Island City.

Read more about the search for Avonte here.

Watch NBC's national coverage of the ongoing search below.

Plus, see coverage from New York television stations WABCWNYW FOX-5, WCBS and PIX11