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Ceremony to mark ninth anniversary of Jan. 8 shooting

Posted at 1:53 PM, Jan 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-08 11:25:34-05

TUCSON, Ariz. — Nine years ago, six people were killed and 13 were wounded during a mass shooting in Tucson.

On Jan. 8, a ceremony will be held to commemorate the tragedy.

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At 10:10 a.m., the moment of the 2011 shooting, a multi-agency honor guard will ring a bell for each person killed and those who were shot and survived.

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"The memorial will tell the story of the tragedy and how Tucsonans responded and also remind future generations how our community came together at an important moment in history and how we all can continue to build a better democracy through active participation and civic discourse," the ceremony's description said.

Survivors and relatives of those who were killed will attend the event.

The ceremony starts at 10:00 a.m. and takes place at Historic Pima County Courthouse at 115 N. Church Avenue.

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