For many Americans waking up to the news it was heartbreaking, and for many in the LGBT community like Jane Minder and her wife it was plain scary.
Minder says, "It was terrifying, you know. It's one of those things like 9/11 you're going to remember where you were."
Lexington kicks off the holiday season with the official city Christmas tree lighting in Triangle Park in downtown on Friday, November 27, 2015. Lexington Mayor Jim Gray and Santa will officially light the tree at 6:30 p.m.
Lexington kicks off the Holiday season on Friday, November 28, in and around Triangle Park. There will be ice skating, a Holiday Artist's Market, a musical showcase and the Official Tree Lighting Ceremony.