April 16, 2019 7:07 pm
Updated: April 16, 2019 7:10 pm

Candelight vigil for Penticton shooting victims

A candlelight vigil has been organized for Monday’s four shooting victims in Penticton. Above, John Brittain was charged with three counts of first-degree murder and one count of second-degree murder.

Global News

A candlelight vigil will be held on Wednesday evening in Penticton for Monday’s four shooting victims.

On Tuesday, the Penticton and Wine Country Chamber of Commerce and the Ooknakane Friendship Centre announced they will be hosting the candlelight vigil. The event will take place at Gyro Park at 7:30 p.m.

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Both organizations are encouraging Penticton and area residents to attend the vigil to show support for families and friends of the victims.

“These aren’t the issues that we are faced with regularly here in Penticton,” said Matthew Baran, executive director of the Ooknakane Friendship Centre.

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