UCF to remember victims of Pulse tragedy at vigil

Names of 49 lives lost to be read aloud, organizers say

UCF to hold vigil honoring lives lost in Pulse shooting
UCF to hold vigil honoring lives lost in Pulse shooting

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.


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