Moment of silence for Chapel Hill shooting to be held Friday

Caitlin Curley

The Muslim Student Association has organized a moment of silence for the three victims of the Chapel Hill Shooting, to be held Friday on the Colorado State University Plaza at 1 p.m.

Three citizens in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, were shot dead Tuesday night in their apartment. The victims were Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23, of Chapel Hill; Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, 21, of Chapel Hill; and Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, 19, of Raleigh, according to the Daily Tar Heel, University of North Carolina’s student newspaper.


“Please join us in this moment where we can come together as human beings and stand up for what’s right regardless of our differences,” states the Facebook page for the event.

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