Vice President Pence visits Sutherland Springs victims, attend prayer vigil

Vice President Pence arrives in San Antonio, to visit Sutherland Springs church shooting victims, attend prayer vigil (SBG San Antonio)

SAN ANTONIO - Vice President Mike Pence visited Sutherland Springs on Wednesday, three days after a massacre claimed the lives of 26 people.

He and his wife were joined by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, local congressmen and Governor Greg Abbott.

VP Mike Pence and Gov. Greg Abbott speak in Sutherland Springs.


Federal and local law enforcement agencies handling the investigation will provide the vice president with a briefing, and he is also expected to attend a prayer vigil to honor those who lost their lives.

The vigil will be held at the Floresville ISD Stadium beginning at 5 p.m. It will be open to the public, but bags will be checked at the entrance.

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