Schenectady community gathers to remember mass shooting victims
August 09, 2019 08:02 PM
In the wake of two deadly mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, the Schenectady community was coming together on Friday night.
A prayer vigil was being held at Schenectady City Hall to remember the 34 lives lost.
The vigil was being held by the Hamilton Hill Neighborhood Association and Schenectady Clergy Against Hate.
NewsChannel 13's Dan Levy was there. He'll have reaction on WNYT.com, NewsChannel 13 Live at 9 on My 4, and NewsChannel 13 Live at 11.
Rep. Paul Tonko (D-Amsterdam): If these shootings donít speak to us, what will? Action is required. (Calls on the Senate to return to Washington to address gun violence) pic.twitter.com/MIC5Svq4ya— Dan Levy (@dlevywnyt) August 9, 2019
Pastor Bill Levering/First Reform Church of Schenectady: There has been a tragedy pretty much every week so if we stopped talking about gun violence every time there was a tragedy, we would never talk about gun violence. pic.twitter.com/etxlZlWnLC— Dan Levy (@dlevywnyt) August 9, 2019
Pastor Felicia Collins, Bethel AME Church of Schenectady: If we surround ourselves with love, if we take hatred out of the element, certainly we can eradicate intolerance. pic.twitter.com/Aofqp4ZfpC— Dan Levy (@dlevywnyt) August 9, 2019
Prayer vigil underway on the steps of Schenectady City Hall in solidarity with the people in El Paso, Dayton, and Gilroy. pic.twitter.com/wf147vkHxw— Dan Levy (@dlevywnyt) August 9, 2019
Updated: August 09, 2019 08:02 PM
Created: August 09, 2019 05:31 PM
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