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MOSCOW, Idaho - First United Methodist church held a vigil for the victims of Saturday's shooting on Sunday night at 7 p.m. Family and friends filled the church to honor the memory of their loved ones. Everyone who came to the packed church came for the three people who lost their lives: 76- year - old David Trail, 47-year-old Belinda Niebuhr, and the suspect's  mother, 61-year-old Terri Grzebielski. Among those at today's vigil were friends and family there to pray for Michael Chin, the fourth victim, who is now at a hospital in Spokane.Now, the tight knit community of Moscow is just beginning to come to terms with an unfathomable act of violence. Despite the grief, Pastor Sue Ostrom's message was one of unity, as the people who lost so much so fast rely on each other to heal.


"That's certainly the hope; that being together brings some comfort. That it takes a stand that we're in this together. That we love each other and care for each other. That every life is precious. And of the three people that died, everyone was precious to some people and to many people," Ostrom said. "To come together and make that statement is an important thing at this time. It doesn't erase the grief, nothing can. But it says, 'We're in this together.'"
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