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Thousands attend vigil for Chabad of Poway victims and survivors

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Posted at 10:20 PM, Apr 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-30 01:25:24-04

POWAY, Calif. (KGTV) -- Nearly 4,000 people came together Monday night at Poway High School, to honor the victims and survivors of the Chabad of Poway shooting over the weekend.

The speakers at the vigil included local and federal officials and faith leaders from various religions. All of them sharing the same message of love and unity.

Many in attendance were high school students who expressed a sense of shock that something so tragic could happen so close to home.

Various speakers encouraged people to perform acts of kindness and to spread love instead of hate.

The vigil ended with the crowd locking arms and singing together.

Coincidentally, Poway High School is celebrating 'No Place for Hate' week on campus.