A downtown Louisville interfaith memorial will honor victims of a bank shooting on Wednesday evening.
Mayor Craig Greenberg said the public might pray for the injured and start working toward peace.
The Muhammad Ali Center event is blocks from Old National Bank, where a gunman killed five and injured eight on Monday.
“This is a very tough time for our city, and we were not meant to go through tough times alone,” Greenberg added.
On Tuesday, police revealed body camera footage of the frantic moments when officers arrived at the bank as the shooter, who they couldn't see, showered bullets on them.
Police Chief Jacquelyn Gwinn-Villaroel said bank employee Connor Sturgeon, 25, bought the AR-15 assault rifle used in the attack at a nearby dealership on April 4.
Sturgeon livestreamed his rifle-wielding murder of coworkers, including a personal friend of Kentucky's governor.
Two weeks earlier, a former pupil massacred three children and three adults at a Christian primary school in Nashville, Tennessee, 160 miles (260 kilometers) south of Louisville.
The shooting killed five bank employees: senior vice president Joshua Barrick, 40; executive administrative officer Deana Eckert, 57; and
senior vice president Tommy Elliott, 63; loan analyst Juliana Farmer, 45; and commercial real estate market executive Jim Tutt Jr., 64.
“If you wish, we’re asking folks to gather together to share our strength, pray for those still fighting for their lives after Monday’s shooting, remember all those touched by gun violence across our city and, together,
"We must begin working toward a safer future where we truly prevent gun violence instead of constantly reacting to it," Mayor Greenberg stated.