Local organizations to host Pulse Nightclub Shooting memorial

Local organizations to host Pulse Nightclub Shooting memorial

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Local organizations and residents are gathering to remember those who were killed in the Pulse Night Club shooting.

Today, June 12, marks the one year anniversary of the attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando that left 49 people dead, 58 injured and millions more around the U.S. shocked.

You are asked to join LGBT Alliance Amarillo, Panhandle Pride, MCC of Amarillo and Amarillo Unitarian Universalist Fellowship to mourn the 49 lives that were lost to an act of violence perpetrated by one man.

The goal of the event Is to as a community to stand in solidarity with those who grieve, and with those who are impacted by the recent events here in our community.

"This was not just an attack on the LGBT community." Says Jake Mitchell, Vice President of Panhandle Pride, "This was an act of terror and an attack on our country. We, here in Amarillo, want to show our support for the families and those who lost their lives."

The groups will gather at Sam Houston Park at 7:00 P.M. and invite everyone to attend the memorial.

For more information on the event, click here.

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