Second Candlelight Vigil for Orlando held

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It's been exactly one week since gunman, Omar Mateen, opened fire in an Orlando gay night club killing 49 people. It's the deadliest mass shooting by a single gunman in the United States.

Community members gathered in Scottsbluff Sunday night to remember those who died in the terror attack and show support for the LGBT community.

Activist and organizer, Jeff Leanna, said tonight was not just for the l-g-b-t community, but for everyone who has been affected by the shootings.

Leanna said it wasn't an attack on one specific group, but an attack on our humanity. Support was shown through a reading of names, prayer and an opportunity for people to share their thoughts or emotions.

Attendees were also given candles and sang songs in honor of those who died and to show they stand beside the LGBT community.

Organizers wanted to offer a second candlelight vigil for people who couldn't make the first one last Wednesday. Leanna said they wanted Sunday night to be a place of comfort, safety and love.

"To see that there are people around who care and love them and want to just show their sympathy. I think it was really touching to a lot of people. Also, just having traveled around the state, just the general surprise and outpouring of support is amazing" Leanna said.

Organizers said more than 220 community members went to the first vigil in Downtown Scottsbluff, making it the second largest attended in all of Nebraska.