More than a thousand RSVP for Ybor City vigil for Orlando shooting victims

A candlelight vigil for victims of the Orlando nightclub massacre is schedule for 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in Ybor City. On Sunday evening, a simialr memorial for Orlando massacre victims Eddie Sotomayor Jr. and Christopher Leinonen, also known as "Drew", drew hundreds of people. Sotomayor was among the first group of victims identified, while friends anxiously awaited word about Leinonen.
A candlelight vigil for victims of the Orlando nightclub massacre is schedule for 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in Ybor City. On Sunday evening, a simialr memorial for Orlando massacre victims Eddie Sotomayor Jr. and Christopher Leinonen, also known as "Drew", drew hundreds of people. Sotomayor was among the first group of victims identified, while friends anxiously awaited word about Leinonen.
Published June 13 2016
Updated June 13 2016

TAMPA — More than a thousand people have RSVP'ed via Facebook for a candlelight vigil remembering victims of the Orlando massacre in Ybor City Monday night.

The vigil, hosted by the GaYbor Coalition and merchants in the historic district, is scheduled for 7 to 9 p.m. at 1430 E Seventh Ave., in the parking lot across from Southern Nights Tampa. Attendees are expected to include Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn.

On Sunday night, hundreds gathered for a similar vigil outside the Metro Wellness and Community Center on E Seventh Avenue

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