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Vermont native among October 1 Las Vegas shooting victims

06 October, 2017, 00:47 | Author: Sylvester Abbott
  • UPDATE: Long Beach Woman Killed in Las Vegas Massacre was a Manhattan Beach Police Department Employee

Twitter was filled with condolence messages for Sandy Casey, the 35-year-old special education teacher from Manhattan Beach, California, who was among the first few dead victims identified in Sunday evening's mass shooting in Las Vegas. It was the deadliest mass shooting in US history and left over 500 others injured.

"She is loved by students and colleagues alike and will be forever remembered for her sense of humor, her passion for her work, her devotion to her students, and her commitment to continuing on her own learning and to taking on whatever new projects came her way", the superintendent wrote.

Country music star Jason Aldean was performing Sunday night at the end of the three-day Route 91 Harvest Festival in front of a crowd of more than 22,000 when the gunman opened fire from across the street. Paddock fired out of a 32nd-floor window, across the street from the open-air concert venue.

"We pray for the swift recovery of the shooting victims, including a member of the LAPD family who was shot and is recovering from her wounds", according to the union.

Here's a look at the life of Rachael Parker.

Among the injured were two off-duty personnel from the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, the agency confirmed.

Another police employee, a sworn officer, was shot and suffered minor injuries, the department said.

The two Newport Beach employees were hurt but are expected to survive, said Jennifer Manzella of the Newport Beach Police Department.

It's heartbreaking, and no consolation at all, to realize that as of this writing, so many other communities and neighborhoods are feeling the same feelings as they mourn loss of men and women just like Sandy Casey. Her ex-husband expressed his pain on Facebook, writing, "Words can not explain how much is hurts me to see the pain in my boys' eyes when they found out that their mom was taken from them last night in Las Vegas by a senseless act of violence".

"The love and support that she and I have received during these trying times just shows how important this wonderful woman truly was. She will be greatly missed".

"She was a very down-to-earth person, she was a very sweet person", he said.

Asked if the family was holding out hope that he made it after all, she said, "No. No".

Information from the Washington Post and Associated Press was used to compile this report.

Lawrence Jensen, College of St. Joseph president, said in a statement issued Monday night that the college community is "shocked and saddened" to hear that a member of the "CSJ family" was killed in the Las Vegas shooting.

Ahlers, of Murrieta, California, was the mother of three children aged 3, 11 and 14, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, and was attending the concert with her husband of 16 years, Brian, and three other couples.

"It could have been me that they were talking about", Brittany Martinez said in tears as she still wears her concert wristband.

The Fire Chief added that there also were off-duty members of the Long Beach Police Department in attendance, as well as members from other city departments. "Please keep Rachael's family and friends in your thoughts during this hard time". And that wasn't just for me, that was form everybody.

" She was the kind of person who would get right down into it with somebody and do whatever she needed to help them move forward".

Monter also sent a photo of her daughter smiling to KHQ. "Those kids must have loved her", he said. She was rushed to surgery, but did not make it, Irvine said.



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