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Tattoos to remember Florida shooting victims

Sunday, June 19, 2016 - 00:59

People in Florida queue up to get tattoos to help raise money for families of the Orlando shooting victims. Yiming Woo reports.

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Hundreds are queuing up to get tattoos to remember those killed in the deadly shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando. Every tattoo costs $50 and the money made will go to the families of the 49 victims. Gabriella Guzman is getting her first tattoo here. (SOUNDBITE) (English) GABRIELLA GUZMAN, FIRST IN LINE AND FIRST TIME GETTING A TATTOO, SAYING: "I just want to show support for my community and there's a lot of pride in this city." President Barack Obama called the attack an act of terror and hate. The owner of this tattoo bar says the support has been overwhelming. (SOUNDBITE) (English) KELLY WELLS, STIGMA TATTOOS OWNER, SAYING: "We wanted to help and we figured this was the best way we could do that because we can give our talent and the supplies and the people that want to get tattoos were just amazed at the amount of people that have come in today and called, it's just amazing." The shooting was the worst in U.S. history and has reignited the debate on gun control.

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Tattoos to remember Florida shooting victims

Sunday, June 19, 2016 - 00:59