20+ churches joining together for peace vigil at site of funeral procession shooting

Posted at 7:38 AM, Jul 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-26 23:34:12-04

INDIANAPOLIS -- Nearly two dozen Indianapolis churches canceled Wednesday services to hold a special vigil after last week's shooting at a funeral procession.

Three people were shot during the funeral for 28-year-old Jasmine Moore, a woman who was shot and killed outside of Long's Bakery earlier this month. 

Police say Moore's casket was being drawn by a horse carriage at the Sutherland Cemetery when the shooting started. 

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Three people were hit -- one woman and two men. At least 20 gun casings were found, with many bullets striking houses and vehicles.

"I've made peace with myself that my daughter is in here. It just hurt," said Stephanie Tinnin, mother of Moore.

Tinnin said she appreciates all of the support the community has shown her.

 "I appreciate all of it. I appreciate the love that everybody's showing for my daughter and for everybody else that has lost their child," she said.

The churches will also end their Sunday services at 12:30 p.m. to hold an anti-violence prayer.

"The youth in Indianapolis are great. We interact with them all the time," said IMPD Chief Bryan Roach. "It's a few that have chosen a wrong path and theres a lot of people here that are willing to give them a chance and bring them back also."

You can watch the vigil and see photos below: