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STAFF SGT. JESSE CHILDRESS, 29
The Air Force says a reservist was among the victims killed in the shootings at a Colorado movie theater. An Air Force statement released Saturday said 29-year-old Staff Sgt. Jesse Childress was among the 12 killed when a gunman opened fire early Friday in a crowded theater in Aurora, Colo. Childress was a cyber-systems operator at Buckley Air Force Base.
MATTHEW MCQUINN, 27 - OHIO
An Ohio man is confirmed among those killed Friday in a deadly shooting spree at a Colorado movie theater. Family attorney Rob Scott of Dayton said Saturday that 27-year-old Matthew McQuinn was killed after diving in front of his girlfriend and her older brother amid the gunfire. The siblings were 27-year-old Samantha Yowler and brother Nick, 32. According to a family member, Samantha Yowler suffered a leg wound and was hospitalized. McQuinn moved to Colorado from Springfield, Ohio. According to his Facebook page, he graduated from Vandalia Butler High School in 2004. He listed his employer as Teleperformance, a customer service and technical support provider. (Source: Associated Press)
VERONICA MOSER, 6
Six-year-old Veronica Moser was killed, her great-aunt, Annie Dalton, tells The Associated Press. Veronica's mother, Ashley Moser, 25, is in critical condition with a bullet in the throat and in the abdomen, says Dalton, who is Ashley's aunt. (Source: Associated Press)
JOHN LARIMER, 27 - ILLIONIS
John Larimer, 27, of Crystal Lake, Ill., who was stationed with the Navy at Buckley Air Force Base.On Saturday morning, parents of John Larimer released a statement
that Navy officials notified them about midnight that their 27-year-old
son was one of the 12 killed.The family said that Larimer's
brother is working with the Navy to take his body home to Crystal Lake,
Ill. He was with a unit that belongs to U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S.
Tenth Fleet at Buckley Air Force. (Source: Associated Press)
MICAYLA MEDEK, 23
Micayla's friends told family members they tried to carry her out of the
theater after she was wounded but were instructed by emergency
personnel to leave her inside. On her Facebook page, Micayla identified herself as a Subway sandwich
artist. A graduate of William C. Hinkley High School in Aurora, she said
she was a member of the class of 2015 of the Community College of
Aurora. (Source: Los Angeles Times)
ALEX SULLIVAN, 27
For Alex Sullivan, it was to be a weekend of fun: He planned to ring
in his 27th birthday with friends at the special midnight showing of
"The Dark Knight Rises" and then celebrate his first wedding anniversary
Late Friday, Sullivan's family confirmed that police told them he was among those killed.“Oh man one hour till the movie and its going to be the best BIRTHDAY
ever,” Sullivan tweeted before the movie started. Compounding the
tragedy, Sullivan died just two days before his one-year
anniversary to his wife, Cassandra, Rochester, N.Y.’s WHAM-TV reported."He
was a very, very good young man," said Sullivan's uncle, Joe
Loewenguth. "He always had a smile, always made you laugh. He had a
little bit of comic in him. Witty, smart. He was loving, had a big
heart." (Source NY Daily News and Associated Press)
JESSICA GHAWI, 24
Jordan Ghawi said on his website that a man who was with his sister
at the theater described the chaos, saying he and Jessica Ghawi dropped
to take cover when the gunman first started shooting. Jessica Ghawi was
shot in the leg, her brother wrote, describing details relayed to him by
a man identified on the blog only as a mutual friend named Brent.
man was then shot, but he continued attending to Jessica Ghawi's wound
before he realized she had stopped screaming, Jordan Ghawi stated. The
man said Jessica Ghawi had been shot in the head.
24, moved to Denver from Texas about a year ago and friends and
colleagues described her as outgoing, smart and witty.
blogged at length about surviving the Eaton Centre mall shooting in
Toronto that killed two people and sent several others to the hospital.
Ghawi wrote of the Toronto shooting: "I was shown how fragile life was
on Saturday. I saw the terror on bystanders' faces. I saw the victims of
a senseless crime. I saw lives change. I was reminded that we don't
know when or where our time on Earth will end. When or where we will
breathe our last breath." (Associated Press)
Monday, July 23 2012, 03:38 AM CDT
Body found in Percy Priest Lake
May 25, 2013 20:14 GMT
SMYRNA, Tenn. (AP) -- Authorities say a body has been found in Percy Priest Lake in Middle Tennessee.
WSMV-TV (http://bit.ly/16gYKys) reports officials with Metro Police, the Office of Emergency Management and Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency were at the scene Saturday at Hole In The Wall Island. The body was reported to authorities about 11 a.m.
TWRA officials say they believe the deceased man is a boater who disappeared in the lake two weeks ago.
Police said the agencies coordinated with each other to get a boat in the water and recover the body.
Information from: WSMV-TV, http://www.wsmv.com/
US durable goods orders rise 3.3 percent in April
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