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Carson prayer vigil follows Connecticut carnage by gunman

About 30 people turned out for a prayer vigil on Saturday afternoon, marking Carson City's troubled reaction and grieving after the Connecticut carnage by a gunman Friday that claimed the lives of 28 people in a community there.

The event for mourning was held downtown, beginning at the Capitol at 3:30 p.m., and was hosted by two organizations combating violence among and against youth. They are Fighters Against Child Abuse and Fighters Against Bullying.

The gunman, Adam Lanza, killed 20 children and seven adults in Newtown, Conn., before taking his own life. He killed his mother at their home, then …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Dec 17, 2012 02:29PM Published Dec 15, 2012 08:12PM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.