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Local monument honors Virginians injured in gun violence each year

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ROANOKE, VA -

Organizing for Action Franklin County/Roanoke City has built a temporary monument to remember the six month anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.  

"The monument remembers those killed in that incident and also the 1,405 Virginians injured due to gun violence each year" said Eddie Seay with Organizing for Action.

The monument is built using 1,405 flags.

There was a special ceremony on Saturday in Roanoke off Hershberger Road.

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