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Lancaster vigil tonight to honor Newtown shooting victims

Written by Megan Lello and the Associated Press | Dec 15, 2012 2:11 PM

(Lancaster) -- A community vigil is set to be held tonight at a Lancaster County church to honor the victims and survivors of yesterday's Newtown, Connecticut school shootings.

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The event will take place at Saint James Episcopal Church in Lancaster at 5pm.

Religious leaders from a number of churches around the city are expected to attend.

Saint James is located at 119 North Duke Street in Lancaster.

Authorities say 20-year-old Adam Lanza shot his mother yesterday before driving to Sandy Hook Elementary School. There, police say Lanza killed 20 children, six adults, and himself.

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