Mayor Ken Miyagishima, Councillor Gabe Vasquez and the Las Cruces City Council are asking residents to join them at the Downtown Civic Plaza on Monday evening for an Expression of Solidarity with the People of El Paso. Here is a statement from the Mayor:
“I was in touch with El Paso Mayor Dee Margo immediately after the shooting on Saturday,” Miyagishima said, “offering our full support as a city, and as neighbors with deep ties to our friends in El Paso. To that end, our Las Cruces city councilors and I would like to invite all Las Crucens to join us at the Downtown Civic Plaza on Monday evening to show our solidarity with the people of El Paso.”
The event will be held at 8 p.m. Monday, August 5, at the Civic Plaza in downtown Las Cruces.