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Community Holds Remembrance, Healing Day for UPS Shooting Victims

Family, friends, UPS employees and the greater San Francisco community gathered Sunday for a day of remembrance and healing nearly one month after a gunman opened fire and killed three workers at a UPS facility.

The community event kicked off at 2 pm. at San Francisco City Hall.

Wayne Chan, Mike Lefiti and Benson Louie were all killed at the company processing facility on June 14 when 38-year-old Jimmy Lam opened fire on his fellow employees before fatally shooting himself. Two others were also wounded.

One of the more moving moments of the memorial was a speech by Chan’s son, Kyle. He told the audience he’s still in a daze. He recently passed his driving test, and it was difficult to deal with the fact that his father wasn’t there to celebrate that event.

Kyle Chan also said his dad won’t be there to help him finish restoring a car they were working on together.

Chan, Lefiti and Louie were all beloved deliverymen adored by their family members and folks on their delivery routes.

Two other drivers, Edgar Perez and Xiao Chen, also were injured in the attack. They were not at Sunday's memorial. The president of the UPS driver’s local union said they are still recovering at home.

A union official earlier this month said only five of the 40 UPS workers have returned to work after witnessing the fatal shootings.

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