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Candlelight vigil at 8 p.m. CDT tonight at Auburn’s Samford Park

A candlelight vigil is scheduled for 8 p.m. CDT tonight in Auburn, Ala., for victims of this past weekend’s fatal shooting.

The vigil will occur in Samford Park, on the east side of Samford Hall at Auburn University.

Desmonte Leonard, 22, of Montgomery, Ala., is accused in the weekend fatal shooting of three people, including two former Auburn University football players, and wounding three others during a party at an apartment complex near the school. Auburn Police Chief Tommy Dawson said that current football player Eric Mack was among those wounded. The two slain former players were identified as Edward Christian and Ladarious Phillips. The other person killed was identified as Demario Pitts.

Leonard, facing capital murder charges, turned himself in to authorities on Tuesday.

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