Community comes together to honor George Floyd during peaceful protest in Lynnwood
Mayor Gregerson issues Proclamation
Last updated 6/10/2020 at 1:43pm
Residents from across South Snohomish County lined 52nd Avenue West near Beverly Park Elementary School in Lynnwood for a peaceful candle light vigil to honor George Floyd on Wednesday, June 3.
Floyd, a black man, died after a white policeman in Minneapolis pinned him under his knee for nine minutes.
The event was hosted by the Beverly Elementary School PTA and included a moment of silence that lasted 15 minutes.
Participants stood on the sidewalks between 164th Avenue West and 148th Avenue West. Most wore masks and many brought signs, candles, lighters, lanterns and flashlights to show t...