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Slideshow: In Thanksgiving Square, Honoring Dallas Shooting Victims In Prayer

Hundreds of people gathered in Thanksgiving Square in downtown Dallas for an interfaith prayer service Friday.

Various community leaders including Mayor Mike Rawlings, Dallas Police Chief David Brown and Dallas pastor T.D. Jakes spoke to attendees reeling from Thursday night's sniper shootings following a peaceful protest.

Click through the gallery above for moving scenes from the service. 

Christopher Connelly is a reporter covering issues related to financial instability and poverty for KERA’s One Crisis Away series. In 2015, he joined KERA to report on Fort Worth and Tarrant County. From Fort Worth, he also focused on politics and criminal justice stories.