Charlotte community gathers to honor victims from El Paso, Dayton mass shootings

Charlotte community gathers to honor victims from El Paso, Dayton mass shootings

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte community gathered together Sunday morning to honor those killed a week ago in two mass shootings.

The New Outreach Christian Center held a candlelight prayer vigil to remember the victims killed in last weekend's tragedies in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.

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"I'm crying out for those people that went in the store to get something for themselves and their loved one," Pastor Brenda Stephenson said. "How you gonna tell a child momma won't come back?"

There will be another candlelight prayer vigil at the center Monday.

It is on Gossett Avenue and it will start at 1 p.m.