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AURORA, Ill (KWQC) – There was a somberness in Aurora on Sunday, with families and community members embracing each other after the loss of five people.

On Friday, Gary Martin shot 6 police officers and killed 5 employees after his termination meeting.

The day started with a Prayer Vigil, with nearly 2 thousand people in attendance. It was hosted by city officials, the Aurora Prayer Coalition, area churches and Crosses for Losses.

Aurora Mayor Richard Irving said, “I just want to let the family know, let the city know, let the community know, we feel for them with all our hearts that we will pray for them and continue to pray every day and help them with the healing process. Now is the time to heal, move together as a stronger community because we recognize we’re in this together”

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