LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The city of Orlando has started the grim process of releasing the victims’ names from the attack that left at least 50 dead.
The city released this statement on its website:
On this very difficult day, we offer heartfelt condolences to today’s victims and their families. Our City is working tirelessly to get as much information out to the families so they can begin the grieving process. Please keep the following individuals in your thoughts and prayers. #PrayforOrlando
The below list of individuals includes victims who have lost their lives during the early morning incident, and next of kin have been contacted. As we continue to reach out to the families of victims, we will continue to update this post.
So far, these are the confirmed names of victims that have been released:
Edward Sotomayor Jr, 34 years old
Stanley Almodovar III, 23 years old
Luis Omar Ocasio-Capo, 20 years old
Juan Ramon Guerrero, 22 years old
Eric Ivan Ortiz-Rivera, 36 years old
Peter O Gonzalez-Cruz, 22 years old
Luis S Vielma, 22 years old
Kimberly Morris, 37 years old
Eddie Jamoldroy Justice, 30 years old
Darryl Roman Burt II, 29 years old
(please check back for updates)
A GoFundMe page has been created to help the victims and their families affected by the shooting.