Memorials held for Nanaimo mill shooting victims

Vancouver, BC, Canada / (CKNW AM) AM980

The memorials for the two men killed in the Nanaimo mill shooting are taking place today.

Today – a community is in mourning.

The family and friends for victims Fred McEachern and Michael Lunn will be celebrating the lives of the two men in separate memorials.

Mayor of Nanaimo John Ruttan says everyone in town is touched by the incident.

“It’s very up in most people’s minds. A lot of talk about it. It’ll take months to really overcome this type of grief, it’s community-wide grief.”

Ruttan says many are still shocked this could happen in the tight-knit community of Nanaimo

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