ORLANDO, Fla. – The University of Central Florida on Thursday will hold a vigil to remember the 49 lives lost in 2016 mass shooting at Pulse nightclub.
Saturday marks five years since a gunman opened fire inside the nightclub on June 12, 2016.
To remember the victims and honor the survivors, a vigil will be held in the Pegasus Ballroom inside the Student Union at 7 p.m.
Speakers for the event include UCF President Alexander Cartwright and state Rep. Carlos Guillermo-Smith.
Organizers say the names of the 49 Pulse victims will be read aloud during the ceremony.