Bristol mourns with Newtown

The city of Bristol held a vigil Dec. 23 to remember the victims of the shooting in Newtown, Conn. that occurred on Dec. 14. Twenty children and six adults died in the events at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Residents gather in the auditorium of Bristol Eastern High School for a vigil held Dec. 23 to remember the victims at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. A gunman killed 20 children and six adults on Dec. 14. The incident has drawn worldwide attention to Connecticut.

Clergy and city leaders gather on the stage at Bristol Eastern during the Dec. 23 vigil for the victims killed in a shooting in a Newtown school on Dec. 14.

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Ellen Solek speaks Dec. 23 at the city’s vigil for the victims of the Dec. 14 shootings in Newtown.

Victoria Kilbourne, left, and Austin Kulig address those in attendance at the Dec. 23 vigil held for the victims of the Dec. 14 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. The community gathered at Bristol Eastern High School to remember those killed in the incident