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(LAS VEGAS) — The family of a woman who was fatally shot after an apparent “road rage” incident is planning a vigil Tuesday evening where she was teaching her daughter how to drive.

The candlelight vigil for Tammy Meyers will take place at 7 p.m. local time outside Walter Johnson Junior High School, where Meyers was giving her 15-year old daughter a driving lesson in the parking lot, according to the family. A school official said she had no details about the vigil.

One of Meyers’ four children spoke with ABC News, expressing shock after her death.

“We’re not used to waking up and not seeing our mom,” Matt Meyers, 19, told ABC News.

Tammy Meyers, a nurse who was shot outside her house Thursday after what police said was a “road range incident with another vehicle,” died Saturday in University Medical Center of Southern Nevada.

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department spokeswoman Laura Meltzer said on Sunday that detectives are “doing everything they can to find the suspect or suspects.”

Meyers was involved in a confrontation with another vehicle when she was on the way home from giving her daughter a driving lesson Thursday, police said.

“There was a verbal confrontation between the victim and the other male driver,” read a police statement on Saturday.

The other vehicle followed her home, and when she got out of her car, police said, someone started shooting.

Meyers’ 15-year-old daughter ran into the house before the shooting and did not witness the incident. Police said one of her brothers came out of the house and fired back at the other vehicle.

“The preliminary investigation indicates that some time later, the suspect vehicle appeared on the street, multiple shots were fired, and the victim was struck by one round,” the police statement from Saturday read.

One of the occupants of the vehicle is described as a white male, about 25 years old, 6 feet tall and 180 pounds.

He has “dirty blonde hair worn in a spiked style and has hazel or blue eyes,” police said.

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