CaribWorldNews, BROOKLYN, NY, Weds. Sept. 1, 2010: Members of the Saint Lucian community in New York are set to gather this evening in Brooklyn to celebrate the life of slain soccer star, Isidore Phillip Tisson.
Tisson, 27, was shot to death execution style in Brooklyn early Monday morning, August 30th, 2010. He died from gunshot wounds to his head in a car on Utica Avenue in Brooklyn, hours after scoring the goal that sent the Saint Lucia Soccer team to the finals of the Digicel Caribbean Cup.
The memorial service is set for 6 p.m. this evening, Wednesday, September 1, 2010 at Saint Lucia House, 438 East 49th Street Brooklyn NY. It is being organized by the Saint Lucia House Foundation in New York in collaboration with New York-based, St. Lucian organizations.
Mathias Wilkie, Chairman of the Saint Lucia House Foundation, says the gathering will also be held to rally the community to take a stand against violence in Brooklyn.
Tisson’s killer remains on the lam.