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More than 150 gather in Geneva to honor Highland Park victims, call for change to gun policies

One speaker called Monday’s shooting ‘a uniquely American tragedy on a uniquely American day’

Roxanne Curtis of Batavia holds a sign during a candlelight vigil Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at the Kane County Courthouse in Geneva. The vigil was called to join in solidarity in honor of the mass shooting at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park.
A candlelight vigil was held Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at the Kane County Courthouse in Geneva. The vigil was called to join in solidarity in honor of the mass shooting at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park.
Robert Kieckhefer of Batavia lights his candle during a candlelight vigil Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at the Kane County Courthouse in Geneva. The vigil was called to join in solidarity in honor of the mass shooting at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park.
Arad Boxenbaum speaks during a candlelight vigil Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at the Kane County Courthouse in Geneva. The vigil was called to join in solidarity in honor of the mass shooting at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park.
A candlelight vigil was held Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at the Kane County Courthouse in Geneva. The vigil was called to join in solidarity in honor of the mass shooting at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park.