STAMFORD - Dozens of people in Stamford came together on the steps of Old Town Hall for a candlelight vigil.

Organizers say they want to honor the lives lost to gun violence in the United States.

Survivors and family members of victims spoke about their experiences.

Officials say 30,000 people die each year from guns.

They say Connecticut has made some progress on gun violence prevention, but there is still more work to be done on the federal level.