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Manchester Honors HDI Victims Tonight



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    Employees and friends gather outside of Hartford Distributors in Manchester, Conn., Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010. Omar S. Thornton, a driver for Hartford Distributors, killed eight people, plus himself at the beer distribution company in Connecticut on Tuesday morning. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

    The town of Manchester will tonight honor the eight victims killed in the mass shooting at Hartford Distributors last week.

    Last Tuesday morning, Omar Thornton, a disgruntled employee, shot and killed eight people and injured two more, then shot and killed himself, police said.

    On Tuesday night, the town will hold a memorial service at 6:30 p.m. at North United Methodist Church.

    Another memorial ceremony will be held on Sunday at 1 p.m. at Hartford's Bushnell Memorial Theater.