UVALDE, TEXAS - MAY 28: Flowers and teddy bears are seen in a memorial for the victims of the Robb Elementary School mass shooting during a vigil at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on May 28, 2022 in Uvalde, Texas. Nineteen children and two adults were killed on May 24th during a mass shooting at Robb Elementary School after a gunman entered the school through an unlocked door and locked himself in a classroom where the victims were located. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)

A vigil will be held this evening to mourn the loss of life in last week’s school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.

The Thomson Police Department and McDuffie County Sheriff’s Office are joining to stage the event set to begin at 6:30 p.m. today at the government complex on Railroad Street in Thomson. The vigil is being called A Collective Action Against Violence.

Thanks to Mary Liz Nolan of WGAC for the story.