What We Know About The Las Vegas Shooting Victims

The deadliest mass shooting in modern American history took place on Sunday, when a gunman opened fire at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas. At least 50 people were killed and 400 wounded. The suspect, Stephen Paddock, was later found dead in his hotel room.

This is what we know about the victims whose names have been released.

Lisa Romero

Lisa Romero was a secretary at Miyamura High School in Gallup, New Mexico. Romero’s cousin Ashley Romero told HuffPost that Lisa was a “happy-go-lucky person.”

“She loved her kids and husband. And for this to happen so senselessly. It’s a heartbreaking day for us all,” she said. 

Lisa Romero was killed on Sunday in Las Vegas. (Ashley Romero)

Quinton Robbins, 20

Quinton Robbins was a student at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and worked in city government in his hometown of Henderson, Nevada.

Robbins’ friend Tyce Jones described him as a “pay-it-forward kinda guy” to Newsweek. In a Facebook post, his aunt Kilee Wells Sanders called him “the most kind and loving soul.”

“Everyone who met him loved him,” she wrote. “His contagious laugh and smile. He was truly an amazing person. He will be missed by so many, he is loved by so many.”

Sonny Melton, 29

Registered nurse Sonny Melton of Paris, Tennessee, died while protecting his wife, Dr. Heather Gulish Melton.

“He saved my life,” Melton told USA Today. “He grabbed me from behind and started running when I felt him get shot in the back.”

Jordan McIldoon, 23

McIldoon was from Maple Ridge, British Columbia. His parents, Al and Angela McIldoon, confirmed their son’s death to CBC. They told the outlet that he was attending the music festival with his girlfriend and was expected to return on Monday night. 

Jessica Klymchuk, 28

Jessica Klymchuk lived in Valleyview, Alberta, and was a single mother of four. She was visiting Las Vegas with her fiancé when she was killed, according to CityNews Edmonton. 

Adrian Murfitt, 35

Anchorage native Adrian…

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