WESTWOOD, Calif. (FOX 11) - Candles and heart felt music are played as thousands gather in a remembrance. It's a scene that's become familiar after another campus shooting. This time UCLA's William Klug, a loved engineering professor and father of two, was the victim.
Klug's friend and former student Shan Tambat says he was supposed to be in the engineering building at the time of the shooting, but accidentally overslept. He's still in shock over the loss of his teacher.
"He was a great man, he was a great friend to me as a well. I'm still in shock you can't really except things like this that easily," Tambat said.
Colleague of the professor, Dr. Daniel Lenis took a moment to compose himself before sharing a few words.
"It will take untold days to heal ourselves," Lenis said, "As I grapple with my own emotions I find myself looking to Bill for advice. I ask what would Bill do. Bill was the most kind, gentle and compassionate person."
Mayor Eric Garcetti and Chancellor Gene Block also took the stage to tell students they want to find an answer to gun violence.
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