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Orlando victim hailed from Mesa

Posted at 1:20 PM, Jun 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-13 20:32:42-04

One of the victims in this weekend's mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub had ties to Arizona.

Jason Benjamin Josaphat, 19, attended Skyline High School in Mesa. He was among 49 victims confirmed dead in the tragedy.

Dozens others were injured in the shooting. KGUN9 sister station KNXV confirmed that Josaphat graduated from Skyline in 2014.

There will be  a candlelight vigil at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Skyline Park in Mesa.