The first of 59 persons who died during the Las Vegas shooting have been identified including a kindergarten teacher, an ex-cheerleader, a wife who died in her husband’s arms, two Army vets, and a heroic male nurse, 29, who saved his surgeon wife.
Sonny Melton, a 29-year-old nurse, was fatally shot in the back as he and wife Heather tried to flee.
Jordan McIldoon, 23, a mechanic’s apprentice, was at the festival with his girlfriend when he was shot dead.
Quinton Robbins, 20, of Henderson, Nevada, along with kindergarten teacher and mother-of-two.
Jenny Parks and Susan Smith, 53, an office manager for the Simi Valley Unified School District were also killed.
Denise Salmon Burditus, 50, reportedly died in her husband Tony Burditus’ arms just minutes after posting a picture of themselves at the festival.
Mom-of-four Jessica Klymchuk, Adrian Murfitt, 35, John Phippen, Rhonda LeRocque, Dana Gardner, Bailey Schweitzer,
Angie Gomez, school secretary Lisa Romero, and Charleston Hartfield were also victims.
Melissa Ramirez, who was a graduate of California State University at Bakersfield, and 35-year-old special education teacher Sandy Casey were also killed in the horrific shooting.
Mother-of-three, Neysa Tonks, was identified by family members; she leaves behind her three sons
Rachael Parker, 33, was with fellow off-duty officers when Paddock opened fire, she later died at the hospital.
Father-of-one, Michael Anderson, military veteran Christopher Roybal, Erick Silva, Tom Day Jr, and attorney
Jennifer Irvine were all identified as victims who died in the shooting.
Austin Davis, Brennan Stewart, Jack Beaton, Kurt Von Tillow, 55, and Hannah Ahlers were identified Monday.
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