JACKSONVILLE -- May 16, 2002 --
A candlelight vigil for the four young men killed during Wednesday's
robbery at Blockbuster Video in Anniston will be held at 7:30 p.m., Friday on the
square in Jacksonville. The shooting took place Wednesday between 6:15 and
6:30 p.m. The dead were identified as store manager Austin Joplin, 22, of
Jacksonville; employee Douglas Neal of Tallapoosa, Georgia; customer Joseph
Michael Burch, approximately 21, and his brother, Robert, approximately 19.
For more information on the vigil, please contact Linda Shelton at JSU at