Vigil tonight in Biloxi to remember Orlando victims

Vigil tonight in Biloxi to remember Orlando victims

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - A candlelight vigil will be held Monday night to remember the victims of the mass shooting at a nightclub in Orlando. At least 50 people were killed early Sunday morning at Pulse Nightclub.

The vigil is being hosted by the Mississippi Rising Coalition, in cooperation with CAYA, the Mississippi Rainbow Center, HRC and Lighthouse Community Church. It will be begin at 7 p.m. on the beach in front of the Biloxi Lighthouse. Everyone is invited in attend.

"On behalf of MRC, its members and partners, we would like to express our deepest condolences to the loved ones of the victims of the shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, FL," said Mississippi Rising Coalition President Lea Campbell. "While details of the tragedy unfold, our hope is that the focus will be on how we can all come together as an American family to support the families of the victims, the residents of the city of Orlando and LGBTQ community at large."

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