Vigil held to honor the life of woman killed during mass shooting

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — The woman killed in the mass shooting in University City was remembered Wednesday at three area events.

Monique Clark, a 35-year-old mother of three, died at a hospital after Sunday’s shooting.

Six others were wounded.

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The events began with a "dove vigil” at 6 p.m. at the scene of the crime.

The event was organized by the group Dreaming of Violence-free Everywhere, which has been staging vigils to honor victims of violence for four to five years.

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"Vigils are held within 72 hours to bring the community together after a violent act, to be a witness against violence and put a face on the victim,” Bishop Cornelius Bowser of Charity Apostolic Church told City News Service. "The public at-large can know who Monique really was.”

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