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Unity concert held in Long Beach in honor of Florida shooting victims

Hasidic rapper Nissim Back performs at a unity

Hasidic rapper Nissim Back performs at a unity concert in Long Beach on Monday night, Feb. 26, 2018, in honor of the victims who died in a mass shooting at a Florida high school. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

The Chabad of the Beaches and the Long Beach MLK Center hosted a unity concert Monday night in memory of the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

The school shooting suspect, Nikolas Cruz, 19, is charged with 17 counts of murder in the Valentine’s Day shooting. The school reopens on Wednesday.

Organizers and attendees held a moment of silence for the victims.

The event featured Hasivic rapper Nissim Black who performed at the event inside the Long Beach High School auditorium.

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