Chapin, SC (WLTX)- The Sikh Religious Society of South Carolina came together Wednesday night to honor those who were killed in the Sikh temple shooting in Wisconsin.
"Across the State and across the country we are all mourning," said Dr. Ajit Singh Randhawa, President of the Sikh Religious Society.
Dr. Randhawa raised his family in the Sikh community, his daughter, Governor Nikki Haley attended the service to pay her respects to the victims and their families.
"There is a lot of pain in the Sikh community not just in Wisconsin but around the world."
Nearly one hundred people came together dressed in white to stand strong for what they believe in.
"It is a very close knit community who is always doing good deeds for the community,"said Dr. Randhawa.
The Sikh Religious Society began raising money tonight for the officer who was shot in the line of duty. Dr. Randhawa wants people to have a greater understanding for different faiths.
"If you understand all other faiths it enriches your own faith and makes you stronger."