Vigils In L.A. County And Las Vegas Remember Victims

LAS VEGAS (CBSLA) — It was an emotional scene as a sea of people lit candles and paused to reflect. They came by the hundreds to say goodbye to fallen Las Vegas officer Charleston Hartfield. The officer was gunned down in the mass shooting. He leaves behind a wife and two children. Hartfield’s fellow officers gave him a hero’s sendoff and promised to protect his wife and kids.

In the crowd of perfect strangers. Michelle Guerra is a crisis counselor.

“I feel it’s important, for all of us to come together and be here today,” she said.

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In the Inland Empire Chris Jaksha helped the children of his fiance Rocio Guillen, of Eastvale, light candles in her honor. He isn’t ready to speak about the woman he lost yet, but friends told us what kind of person she was.

“She was so awesome, so much joy, her laugh, she loved to be fun, have fun,” Jonathan Mulligan said.

Mulligan was at the concert with Rocia and Chris on Sunday, but they got separated when they started running out. It was only later he found out Rocia didn’t make it.

“I’m broken, really broken inside. There’s no words to say how I’m feeling.”

Hundreds of people also turned out to remember Austin Davis. Friends had trouble holding their emotions in check.

“Every single one of us has been touched in some way through this event,” pastor Dennis Morales said.

Candlelight Vigil Held For Mother Killed In Vegas Shooting

Thursday night a candlelight vigil was held in Lomita for Lisa Patterson — a mother of three children killed in Sunday’s Las Vegas shooting. Andrea Fujii reports.

 

LA Kings Honor Employee Killed In Vegas Shooting

Before Thursday night’s season opener at the Staples Center, the Los Angeles Kings paid tribute to Christiana Duarte — an employee of the team who was killed in Sunday’s shooting in Las Vegas. Rachel Kim reports.

 

 

Vigil Held For 21-Year-Old Killed In Vegas Shooting

One of the Las Vegas shooting victims was a Cal State San Bernardino student. Jordyn Rivera just turned 21 several months ago. Now loved ones are mourning her loss. Jeff Nguyen reports from La Verne where Saturday night’s candlelight vigil took place.

 

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