Parkland Vigil (Photo: Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL) via Twitter)
Just one day after a Parkland, Florida high school was shoot up by a white supremacist-trained former student, families and students are coming together for a vigil and mourn the loss of their slain friends.
Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) an attended outdoor service at Parkridge Church in Coral Springs, earlier in the day, according to CBS Miami. More than a dozen ministers prayed over those who attended the vigil. It's one of many events that are scheduled throughout the city Thursday to help the community grieve their losses.
Seventeen balloons were released to represent the victims.
17 balloons got released at Parkridge Church near a FL high school where 17 people were killed yesterday. Hundreds… https://t.co/YCzJ7jZd9I— Monica Rix (@Monica Rix) 1518717538.0
Powerful vigil here at Parkridge Church in Coral Springs. Our community stands with the victims’ families and loved… https://t.co/zDCy6fo6Tn— Rep. Ted Deutch (@Rep. Ted Deutch) 1518719179.0
Watch the assembly below: