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Dozens of locals gathered at Williams Park in St. Petersburg in solidarity with vigils across the nation

In solidarity with vigils across the nation, dozens of people gathered at Williams Park in St. Petersburg Monday night to honor the lives lost in the shootings in El Paso, Dayton and other cities across America.
Priscilla Hunter, right, holds up a sign during a vigil at Williams Park in honor of the lives lost at El Paso and Dayton, this weekend.  Monday, Aug. 5, 2019 in St. Petersburg. ANGELIQUE HERRING   |   Times
Priscilla Hunter, right, holds up a sign during a vigil at Williams Park in honor of the lives lost at El Paso and Dayton, this weekend. Monday, Aug. 5, 2019 in St. Petersburg. ANGELIQUE HERRING | Times
Published Aug. 6, 2019
Julie Roberts, left, and Kathy Michels, right, hold signs during a vigil at Williams Park in St. Petersburg.
Julie Roberts, left, and Kathy Michels, right, hold signs during a vigil at Williams Park in St. Petersburg.
From left to right, vigil organizers Lisa Perry and Aida Mackic address the dozens gathered at Williams Park for a vigil.
From left to right, vigil organizers Lisa Perry and Aida Mackic address the dozens gathered at Williams Park for a vigil.
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Charles Kilboy holds up a sign as he joins dozens of Tampa Bay residents at a vigil.
Charles Kilboy holds up a sign as he joins dozens of Tampa Bay residents at a vigil.
Lydia Glazer, center, holds up an American flag as one of the dozens of people that gathered at Williams Park.
Lydia Glazer, center, holds up an American flag as one of the dozens of people that gathered at Williams Park.
Tammye K. Moore holds up a sign during a vigil at Williams park in honor of the lives lost at El Paso and Dayton, this weekend.
Tammye K. Moore holds up a sign during a vigil at Williams park in honor of the lives lost at El Paso and Dayton, this weekend.
Ellen Moses holds up a sign during a vigil at Williams park in honor of the lives lost at El Paso and Dayton, this weekend.
Ellen Moses holds up a sign during a vigil at Williams park in honor of the lives lost at El Paso and Dayton, this weekend.
US Representative Charlie Crist addresses dozens of Tampa Bay Residents as they gathered for a vigil at Williams Park.
US Representative Charlie Crist addresses dozens of Tampa Bay Residents as they gathered for a vigil at Williams Park.
Tampa Bay Mayor Jane Castor addresses dozens of Tampa Bay Residents as they gathered for a vigil at Williams Park.
Tampa Bay Mayor Jane Castor addresses dozens of Tampa Bay Residents as they gathered for a vigil at Williams Park.
From left to right Rabbi Bryan Mann, Rabbi Michael Torop and Rabbi Phillip Weintraub list the number of lives lost during the many shootings that have occurred in recent United States history in front of dozens of St. Pete residents during a vigil at Williams Park.
From left to right Rabbi Bryan Mann, Rabbi Michael Torop and Rabbi Phillip Weintraub list the number of lives lost during the many shootings that have occurred in recent United States history in front of dozens of St. Pete residents during a vigil at Williams Park.
Christy Foust, center, joins dozens of Tampa Bay residents for a vigil at Williams Park in honor of the lives lost at El Paso and Dayton.
Christy Foust, center, joins dozens of Tampa Bay residents for a vigil at Williams Park in honor of the lives lost at El Paso and Dayton.
Dozens gather for a vigil at Williams Park in honor of the lives lost at El Paso and Dayton, this weekend.
Dozens gather for a vigil at Williams Park in honor of the lives lost at El Paso and Dayton, this weekend.