Vigil to be held Monday night in Rio Rancho for Connecticut shooting victim, 6

Posted at: 12/17/2012 9:05 AM
Updated at: 12/17/2012 9:08 AM
By: staff

Emilie Parker
Emilie Parker

A vigil will be held Monday night in Rio Rancho for a little girl gunned down in the school shooting Friday in Connecticut.

Emilie Parker was one of 20 children killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings Friday.

Parker, 6, attended  Maggie Cordova Elementary School in Rio Rancho last year.

The vigil will begin at 6 p.m. at Cabezon Park in Rio Rancho, on Cabezon near Unser.

For more information about Emilie, check out the Emilie Parker Fund Facebook page by clicking here.

Albuquerque Public Schools will have counselors on hand at Maggie Cordova on Monday to talk to students who knew Emilie.

The district is also providing counseling tips online for parents talking to their kids about the shootings.