Six years later, never forget

Posted at 3:26 PM, Apr 16, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-16 15:26:56-04

On Tuesday, we remember the lives lost when a gunman opened fire on the Virginia Tech campus.

Today is the sixth anniversary of the 2007 massacre.

32 victims were killed - the gunman took his own life.

It's considered the deadliest shooting rampage in U.S. history.

April 16 is the official statewide Day of Remembrance.

At the stroke of midnight, a ceremony candle was lit and will remain so for 24 hours. And at 9:43 a.m. this morning, a statewide moment of silence was observed.

There are local ceremonies scheduled for this evening - the Tidewater Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association is hosting a sunset memorial. It will be from 7:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Virginia Tech Hampton Roads Graduate Center.

That's at 1444 Diamond Springs Road in Virginia Beach.

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