Gov. Dannel Malloy is asking the people of Connecticut to observe a moment of silence on Friday, Dec. 21, at 9:30 a.m., one week after the shooting that took the lives of 20 students and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.
Malloy also wants to honor the victims with 26 bells, once for each of the lives lost at the hands of a gunman, and is asking for churches to ring them.
Police identified Adam Lanza, 20, of Newtown as the shooter. He was found dead in the school at his own hands, according to state police.
Malloy said he will be sending letters to governors through the National Governors Association, asking residents to do the same.
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