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More than 100 people attended a vigil for a woman at the center of an investigation into the attack.

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Fireworks and candles were lit as dozens of people gathered for Shannon Webb, who was taken to hospital after the incident in Leigh Road, Eastleigh, on Sunday.

Shannon’s favorite songs were played at a vigil organized by the Bandstand on Friday evening at Leigh Road Recreation Ground.

Kathy Pitt, whose sons went to school with Shannon, was surprised to see so many people at the vigil.

She said: “It just shows how much everyone loves Shannon. She’s a good girl.”

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Shannon’s grandmother, who asked not to be named, said: “I feel numb and angry for her.

“Shannon is well-liked, and the polls say it all. I’m not surprised to see so many people.

“Her friends, her school teacher and her peers – they’re all here.”

Daily Echo: Vigil for Shannon Webb at Eastleigh
Vigil for Shannon Webb at Eastleigh (Image: Newsquest)

Dannon Robinson, who organized the vigil, said: “I’m really pleased to see so many people down here today.

“It’s definitely a bigger crowd than I expected.

“I am saddened that this has happened to her and I wish her well.

“I want to say thank you to everyone who came out today. It’s great to see the support Shannon and her family are getting from the community.”

A case has been registered against two people regarding the incident and they have appeared in court.