Dunwoody High School Maura Binkley was one of two people shot and killed Nov. 2 by a gunman at a yoga studio in Tallahassee, Fla., according to city officials. Her funeral is set for Nov. 25 at St. James Methodist Church.
Binkley, 21, was killed Nov. 2 when a man came into the yoga studio and started shooting, according to media reports. Also killed was Nancy Van Vessem, 61.
According to the Tallahassee Democrat newspaper, Scott Beierle, 40, entered the Hot Yoga Tallahassee Studio after 5 p.m. on Friday and began shooting. Binkley and Van Nessem were killed and four others injured. Beierle then killed himself, according to the report.
Binkley was a student at Florida State University and attended Dunwoody schools. She wrote a “Standout Student” profile for Reporter Newspapers in 2013.
White ribbons began appearing in Dunwoody at various locations over the weekend in memory of Binkley, including in her neighborhood at Dunwoody Station.
— Terry Nall (@TerryNall) November 5, 2018
A funeral is set for Nov. 25 at St. James Methodist Church, 4400 Peachtree-Dunwoody Road. No arrangements have been finalized, according to a representative from the church.
She was a member of Tri Delta sorority at FSU.
Dunwoody High School has included a commemoration to Binkley on their website.
Dunwoody residents also shared their grief on social media.
Devastating. I can remember sweet Maura walking down the halls at Chesnut. Please hold her family and friends close to your thoughts. https://t.co/kCsXlqhKpY
— Lynn Deutsch (@lynndeutsch) November 3, 2018
— Paula Caldarella (@Dwoodmom) November 3, 2018
Our love and support goes out to the Binkley family and our entire Dunwoody community as we grieve the loss of Maura Binkley.
— City of Dunwoody, GA (@DunwoodyGA) November 5, 2018