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Vigils begin after mass shooting at Virginia Beach Municipal Center

A vigil was held in the aftermath of the deadly shooting in Virginia Beach.

In the wake of Friday's mass shooting at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center, several vigils are being planned for the community to gather and mourn.

SUNDAY VIGIL EVENTS:

  • 5:00 PM Kings Grant Baptist Church, located at 873 Little Neck Rd.
  • 8:30 AM Forefront Church, located at 2520 Holland Rd.
  • 10:00 AM Forefront Church, located at 2520 Holland Rd.
  • 11:30 AM Forefront Church, located at 2520 Holland Rd.
  • 4:00 PM Piney Grove Baptist Church, located at 2804 Holland Rd.

MONDAY VIGIL EVENTS:

  • 12 NOON Courthouse Community UMC, located at 2708 Princess Anne Rd.
  • 5:00 PM Coastal Coffee (Compassion Cards), located at 8418 Tidewater Dr. (Norfolk)
  • 7:00 PM Courthouse Community UMC, located at 2708 Princess Anne Rd.

WEDNESDAY VIGIL EVENTS:

  • 6:00 PM Old Dominion University, inside the lobby of Webb University Center, located at 1526 W. 49th St. (Norfolk)
  • 7:00 p.m. Vigil for Change, 2401 Courthouse Drive (Building 1), steps of City Hall

SATURDAY, JUNE 8 VIGIL EVENTS:

  • 10:00 AM Memorial Walk for Virginia Beach Victims, Families & Community at Mount Trashmore Park, 310 Edwin Dr.

There is also a call out for certified therapy dogs to assist from Zoom Room Virginia Beach:

Courthouse Community United Methodist Church at 2708 Princess Anne Road will host a two Community Prayer Services at noon and 7 p.m. on Monday, June 3. 

The City of Virginia Beach has created a website to keep the public updated with the latest information.

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