Fallen firefighter to be remember at fundraiser

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EAST ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – A fallen firefighter will be remembered Sunday night during an event to raise money for a foundation started in his memory. Leonard Riggins, Senior was killed on his way home after stopping to help a car crash victim in 2008.

The victim was a carjacker who shot and killed Riggins.

A skate-a-thon will be held tonight at Skate City on East Broadway in East St. Louis from 6 pm to 8 pm.

The Sail Foundation was started in his memory.

All proceeds will be used for scholarships and giving back to the community.