SUNRISE (CBSMiami) — The City of Sunrise held a vigil Friday in observance of the one -year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.
The shooting at the school in Newtown Connecticut left 20 students and six staff members dead.READ MORE: FEMA-Funded Vaccine Sites Resume Administering First Doses Of Pfizer Vaccine
Members of the community gathered at the Sunrise Civic Center Amphitheater for the candlelight vigil.READ MORE: Child Dead After Being Struck By a Car in Hollywood
A moment of silence was also held in memory of the children and educators who were killed in the massacre.
The names of the victims were read while large angels were illuminated in honor of each of the victims.MORE NEWS: World War II-Era Plane Crashes Into Ocean Filled With People During Cocoa Beach Air Show
The lighted angels will be placed in an arc along the lake in front of Sunrise City Hall.