Thousands commemorate Chapel Hill shooting victims

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Thousands of mourners gathered at the Chapel Hill campus of the University of North Carolina (UNC) on Wednesday, to commemorate three Muslim students who were shot dead in a nearby apartment on Tuesday. People lit candles, hugged and paid their last respects to Deah Barakat, 23, Yusor Abu-Salha, 21, and Razan Abu-Salha, 19, who were shot by neighbor Craig Stephen Higgs.

Higgs was arrested after the shooting, and appeared briefly in court. The next hearing is set for March 4.