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Henry County holds moment of silence for shooting victims

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HENRY COUNTY, Ga. -

A moment of silence was held in Henry County on Friday in memory of those killed in the Newtown, Conn. shooting.

Bells rang 26 times at the courthouse and churches at 9:30 a.m. in memory of the 20 children and six adults killed in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary.

Mayor Billy Copeland says McDonough wanted to send prayers to the families in Newtown, Connecticut.

President Barack Obama also joined the nation in a moment of silence on Friday.

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