Vigil for FedEx shooting victims held in Beech Grove as community mourns

Indianapolis FedEx shooting

BEECH GROVE, Ind. — A vigil was held in Beech Grove Sunday for the victims of Thursday night’s mass shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis as the community continues to mourn.

The City of Beech Grove and the mayor’s faith based roundtable hosted the prayer vigil, which began at 7 p.m. on the steps of City Hall. Mayor Dennis Buckley and several others offered emotional words during the vigil, and prayers were said for the victims and families of those affected.

The mass shooting at the FedEx facility claimed the lives of eight victims and left many more critically wounded. On Friday, the Marion County Coroner’s Office identified the victims as:

  • 32-year-old Matthew R Alexander
  • 19-year-old Samaria Blackwell
  • 66-year-old Amarjeet Johal
  • 50-year-old Jasvinder Kaur
  • 68-year-old Jaswinder Singh
  • 48-year-old Amarjit Sekhon
  • 19-year-old Karli Smith
  • 74-year-old John Weisert

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