Wife of man killed in Las Vegas remembers heroic final moments

Wife of man killed in Las Vegas remembers heroic final moments

One friend commented: "He was a very kind man that everyone loved dearly".

She says her husband was struck with shrapnel and the officer guided them to a back exit and told them to run and stay low. He said she died in his arms.

If my calculations are correct, In my 62 years, I have seen about 22,623 sunrises in my life.

Heather Melton described the beginning of their relationship as "non-textbook".

"I lost half my heart".

She's also received an outpouring of love and support from friends.

"If he was one of the people who had survived and gotten me out he would've been one of those people running back in", Melton said.

Wolfe said he was "in absolute panic; scared to death until my wife called and said they were OK".

At least 59 people were killed when retiree Stephen Craig Paddock, 64, of Mesquite, Nev., opened fire late Sunday night on the Route 91 Harvest Festival from his room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay casino hotel.

Hartfield, who also went by "Chuck" or "Charles" or even "Chucky Hart", was also a military veteran and leaves behind a son and a daughter, Rhett said.

Ms Gothard described her brother as a man with a big laugh and a former competitive hockey player.

She was visiting Las Vegas with her fiance.

The shooting spree was the start of a long night of fear and chaos. He married his wife, Heather, in June 2016. My son said to me, 'Mom - Sonny's an worldwide hero. "We ask that all staff, friends, and patients of the couple respect their privacy at this time and refrain from contacting the family and the HCMC Kelley Clinic if they do not have a reason to do so".

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Technically, that means the finger is pulling the trigger for each round fired, keeping the weapon a legal semi-automatic. Lentz said a bump stock is an accessory that replaces the original stock on a semi-automatic rifle.

"When we realized that gunshots were going off, and it wasn't just fireworks like everybody thought, I said, 'Let's get down, ' and he said 'no, we'll get trampled".

"We are pleased to report that all are OK", Concialdi said.

After Sonny fell to the ground, his wife Heather tried to revive him, Jame said.

She said her husband was literally sunshine when he walked into a room and smiled.

'As I was giving CPR he began to bleed from his mouth, ' she said.

"They actually shut the lights off of the stage", Heather Melton continued. "It was like you were thrown into a battlefield".

But many survivors had little to say about gun legislation - for now - or the shooter's motives. Like I said, a coward. "I was in so much shock and pain at the time that I felt like I couldn't even breathe".

"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.

'It was a love that I had never experienced before.

After he was pronounced dead, she said she leaned over, kissed him and hugged him, but then doctors told her they were bringing in another trauma. "She's tough as nails and just the salt of the earth", Al said.

She said: "He was the most kind and loving soul". "And I just remember the homicide detectives walking in to talk to me, and I just wanted to run away". They saw people in need, and they went to their aid.

Gardner was a 26-year employee of San Bernardino County in California and the mother of three children, according to the San Bernardino Sun. "She set the bar really high", her mom said.

Rocio Guillen gave birth to her fourth child just six weeks ago and tonight her family is torn apart by the sudden loss. Both she and her husband were shot.

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