Portsmouth Candlelight Vigil, Walk to Honor Orlando Shooting Victims

Jun 14, 2016

A candlelight vigil and walk will be held in Portsmouth Tuesday night in honor of the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando.

The event begins at South Church at 8 p.m., and is being organized by the church and Seacoast Outright, an LGBT advocacy group.

There's also an event planned for Concord Tuesday night. The Wesley United Methodist Church will hold an interfaith vigil at 7 p.m. 

Forty-nine people were killed and more than 50 others were injured in the shooting early Sunday morning at a gay nightclub.

It was the deadliest mass shooting in United States history.