Moment of silence, bell ringing Friday to honor Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims

Coloradans asked to pause at 9:30 a.m.

NEWTOWN, Conn. - Coloradans and people across the country paused Friday to remember the 26 people killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School.


Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and governors across the country called for a moment of silence at 9:30 a.m. in local time zones -- the hour of the shooting last Friday in Connecticut.

Bells at government buildings and places of worship then rang 26 times in honor of those who died at the school. 7NEWS listened with others as the bells rang at denver's City/County Building.

In Newtown, Connecticut, a church bell tolled 26 times at 9:30 E.T. to commemorate the victims.

Conn. Gov. Dannel Malloy and other officials led a moment of silence after the ringing of the bells Friday at Trinity Episcopal Church.

No formal remarks were planned Friday morning.

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