AURORA, Ailing. – Greater than 1,500 folks braved snow and freezing drizzle to attend a prayer vigil for 5 co-workers who have been fatally shot at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant.
The Rev. Dan Haas instructed those that gathered for the vigil Sunday outdoors the Henry Pratt Co. in Aurora that Friday’s “mindless killings” on the enterprise left the victims’ households brokenhearted over lives that “have been snuffed out manner too brief.”
Haas known as on God to carry consolation to the households and Aurora. He then learn the names and ages of the 5 capturing victims , prompting sobs and cries.
Aurora Mayor Richard C. Irvin stated town’s residents really feel for the households “with all our hearts” however that condolences should not sufficient.
Town of Aurora tweeted that about 1,700 folks attended Sunday’s vigil.