The faces and stories of the Las Vegas shooting victims

Sonny Melton killed during mass shooting event in Las Vegas

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Melton and his wife had been married only a year and had traveled from Tennessee for the festival.

"It doesn't even seem real right now", Reitz said, crying into her boyfriend's shoulder.

Gee said he heard the news about the shooting this morning, but didn't know it involved two of his employees until he got a text message from his marketing director on the ride into work.

Jordan Mclldoon (23) was identified by a Facebook user who told that young man died in her arms.

"She was not only an employee of our school district, but was an incredible loving and honest friend, mentor and advocate for students", Gallup-McKinley County Public Schools Superintendent Mike Hyatt said in a statement. McIldoon was a heavy-duty mechanic apprentice and about to start trade school, CBC News reported, which said he was attending the festival with his girlfriend.

His sister, Shannon Gothard, described her brother as a man with a big hearty laugh, a former competitive hockey player who still dabbled in the game.

He had just come off an extremely successful fishing season when he made the trip to Las Vegas with some good friends, Gothard said.

"You see courage and compassion there, people helping total strangers, people risking their own lives to help people", Sandoval said.

Casey also worked in a school; she had been a a special education teacher at Manhattan Beach Middle School in Los Angeles County for the past nine years.

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Michael Matthews, superintendent of Schools at the Manhattan Beach Unified School District, said several other members of the school community were at the concert, including a principal and school psychologists. His aunt, Kilee Wells Sanders, confirmed his death in a Facebook post: "He was the most kind and loving soul". "Everyone who met him loved him ..."

Mother of three, Neysa Tonks, was identified by family members. He was an fantastic person and will be missed by many (.).

Robbins studied at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas and worked in recreation for the city of Henderson.

"She had emailed me and said, hey, my best friend's son is coming to Las Vegas".

Within hours of learning about the shooting, visitors started dropping off flowers outside Vista Elementary School, where Susan Smith was a popular office manager.

Rachel Parker was a police records technician in California's Manhattan Beach Police Department, who had held her position for a decade.

The co-worker, a police officer in the department, is said to have received only minor injuries.

Colombo said the department was still in shock on Monday. Parker attended the concert with three other off-duty police department employees, police said.

"She knew and touched a lot of people's lives over the years", Colombo said.

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