Community to hold vigil to honor shooting victims

1 year 2 months 1 week ago Sunday, June 12 2016 Jun 12, 2016 Sunday, June 12, 2016 6:28:00 PM CDT June 12, 2016 in News
By: Carter Woodiel, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Community members will hold a candlelight vigil Monday night at the Boone County Courthouse Amphitheater to honor the Orlando shooting victims, according to a Sunday announcement from the event's organizers.

The event will be organized by Mid-Mo Pride Fest, along with several churches and other organizations.

50 were killed and 53 were injured in the shooting, at a gay nightclub in Orlando. Vigil organizers called it "a senseless act of violence."

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