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Reaction to shootings at Kansas City's Jewish Community Center

On Sunday, April 13, a gunman shot and killed three people in Overland Park in what authorities are investigating as a hate crime. The suspect, Frazier Glenn Cross, is in custody. The victims are Reat Underwood, 14, his grandfather William Lewis Corporon, and Terri LaManno, 53.

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  1. There is a lot of heartbreak and support on Twitter. Reat Underwood was an avid singer who was at the center to audition for a contest. His grandfather had driven him there and the two were shot in the parking lot. Terri LaManno was not shot at the center but at Village Shalom assisted living facility in Overland Park. She was there to visit her mother.
  2. April 17: An interfaith service was held at Jewish Community Center. “A pall has been cast over our great nation,” said U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, who attended the service. “We gather today not in joy, but in solemn reflection.”
  3. April 16: The Jewish Community Center reopens.
  4. On Tuesday, April 15, students at Reat Underwood's school were encouraged to wear white in his honor. The school gathered for a prayer in the morning.
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