(TUCSON, Ariz.) — A year after shootings in Arizona which left six people dead and injured 13 others including U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, several commemoration events are being held in Tucson.
The shootings occurred outside a Safeway store where Giffords was holding a public meeting with constituents. The congresswoman, who is still recovering after being shot in the head by gunman Jared Lee Loughner, arrived in Tucson on Friday.
Giffords and her husband retired Navy captain Mark Kelly will attend a candlelight vigil at the University of Arizona on Jan.8. Other events include bell ringing throughout the city, an interfaith service at St. Augustine Cathedral and trail walks.
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