Las Vegas, NV: Remembering together the deadly mass shooting attack during the Route 91 Harvest music festival 2 years ago.
Ceremonies were held across Las Vegas, Nevada to remember the deadly mass shooting attack during the Route 91 Harvest music festival occurred 2 years ago.
The deadly mass shooting attack took the live 58 people and wounded 851 people on the evening of Sunday, October 1st, 2017 by a 64 year old gunman from Mesquite, Nevada who was found dead later inside a nearby hotel suite were he launched the deadly mass shooting attack on innocent lives.
A moving and emotional day began with the 1 October Sunrise Remembrance at the Clark County Government Center Amphitheater.
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The ceremony included 58 seconds of silence, a multi-agency honor guard, music from the Las Vegas Academy Choir from the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts, and remarks from Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak, Las Vegas Metropolitan Sheriff’s Department Sheriff Joe Lombardo, County Commission Chairman Marilyn Kirkpatrick and Joe Robbins, the father of Quinton Robbins, one of the 58 who perished on October 1, 2017.
The ceremony was hosted by Clark County, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, the Clark County Fire Department and the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center.
The organizers wish to thank Structure Exhibits for donating the use of the LED video wall for displaying pictures of those who perished on 1 October.
Later, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) students, faculty and staff paused to remember 1 October.
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A wreath of flowers was placed at their Alumni Amphitheater on campus and a UNLV School of Music student rang chimes 58 times, one for each person who died.
In the evening, a ceremony remembering the 58 victims will was held at the Las Vegas Community Healing Garden.
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The names of the 58 victims were read as a candle was lit in remembrance for each person a nation lost during the deadly mass shooting attack.
** May we all never forgot the victims, continue to help their family and friends heal from the pain of losing their loved ones, and work together to stop evil from taking innocent lives. May we all always give thanks to the heroes, citizens, law enforcement and emergency personnel, who rushed to save lives, helped evacuated people and went after the evil gunman. May we all continue to be Vages Strong. **
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