Communities across the nation are coming together to honor and grieve the loss of 27 students and staffers at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
The Claremont Courier is reporting that residents in and around the city are welcomed to attend a candlelight vigil planned for 7 p.m.
The vigil is scheduled to be held at 233 W. Harrison Ave., Claremont. Guests are welcomed to pray for the victims of the shooting this morning.
Connecticut authorities have been trying to determine what led a man to walk into a K-4 school and open fire on a classroom. The shooting happened this morning.
Officials say the gunman was found dead at the school. The death toll is reported at 27, including 20 children, six adults and the shooter, according to the Associated Press.