(SANTA MONICA, Calif.) — As investigators in Santa Monica, Calif., are still trying to figure out what triggered a shooting spree Friday that left five people and a gunman dead, a vigil was held Monday night on the campus of Santa Monica College, where the violence ended.
A short march around the campus to the football field was led by family members of the victims who were lost on Friday, along with local clergy.
“We’re not doing so good. We’re trying to hold it together, keep everyone supportive. It was a shock to hear about the news,” said Steven Torres, a victim’s relative who attended the vigil Monday.
At the vigil people were hugging, some holding candles. Abel Leonard, a student at Santa Monica College, said he was still shocked by Friday’s shootings.
“To hear [about] all these incidents that…all the shooters in the country, you know…I would have never thought that it would happen here in California, let alone in Santa Monica,” he said.
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