facebook
twitter
search
search

Giffords to attend Arizona shooting vigil

Jan. 6, 2012 at 9:01 AM
| License Photo

TUCSON, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., will attend a candlelight vigil Sunday to mark the anniversary of a shooting attack in which she was injured, her office said.

Giffords' office said the congresswoman will participate in the ceremony at University of Arizona in Tuscon with her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, The (Phoenix) Arizona Republic reported Thursday.

Giffords was hosting a constituent event outside of a grocery store Jan. 8, 2011, when a gunman shot her and 18 others, killing six. The defendant, Jared Loughner, is in federal custody.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
North Korea blasts arrival of U.S. submarine in South Korean port
U.S. lottery lowers portion of cash allocated to jackpot prize
F-16, Cessna planes collide midair in South Carolina, killing two
Colorado court to hear baker's appeal over gay wedding cake
Dylan Roof indicted on nine murder charges