Sikh vigil at the State capitol

Posted at 11:32 PM, Aug 10, 2012
and last updated 2012-08-10 23:32:48-04

RICHMOND, Va (WTVR)- Hundreds of people gather on the grounds of the State capitol, to pay tribute to those who lost their lives during a recent Sikh temple shooting in Wisconsin.

A Candle light  prayer vigil for those killed and wounded took place tonight near the old bell tower.

In all six people were killed when a man believed to be a white supremacist entered a temple last Sunday and started shooting.

Richmond’s Mayor Dwight Jones was among those in attendance at Friday night’s vigil.

He Believes a lesson in tolerance can prevent future tragedies like this.

The event ended with a peaceful march around the capitol.