Families mourn mass shooting victims

  • Families mourn mass shooting victims

Families mourn mass shooting victims

Investigators say 24-year-old Connor Betts opened fire with an AR-15 style gun outside district businesses.

When he was killed, the 25-year-old was one week away from finishing his internship with a cancer treatment center at the Maple Tree Cancer Alliance, and was expected to graduate from St. Francis University in Pennsylvania with his master's degree in exercise physiology.

"He was just infectious".

"When that happened I thought, 'Oh my God, will I be able to come back down here?' I just didn't want to be so afraid of doing something I've always done, just to live", she said. "Heaven is a little bit better today because of Nicholas Cumer".

Several funerals are set Saturday for victims in the attack in Dayton that killed nine people and left more than 30 injured.

Friends and family mourn Derrick Fudge on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at a church in Springfield, Ohio.

Hundreds of mourners, including Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, attended Fudge's funeral at St John Missionary Baptist Church in Dayton, the Dayton Daily News reported.

Green, Fudge's only child, said he enjoyed fishing, playing cards and barbecuing with his dad.

Derrick Fudge, a victim of the Dayton mass shooting who died in his son's arms, was laid to rest in OH on Saturday, one week after the tragedy that killed an additional eight people.

Fudge's son, Dion Green, said his father spoke often of his willingness to die for him.

"I don't understand why my brother died in his son's arms, but I am so grateful he was there for his father", Southall said. Saleh, who was originally from Eritrea and recently immigrated to the USA, was remembered as a "humble and quiet person" by a spokesman for the family.

Hannah Gliemann shields her candle from the wind during an Interfaith Vigil for El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio mass shooting victims hosted by the Jonesboro local group of the Arkansas Chapter of Moms Demand Action, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at the Craighead County Courthouse in Jonesboro, Ark. He was killed by police within less than 30 minutes. Andre and Jordan Anchondo, were among the several people killed last Saturday, when a gunman opened fire inside a Walmart packed with shoppers. Family members at the funeral remembered the 57-year-old as a family man and fisherman who was passionate about caring for those in need by collecting donations with the Salvation Army during the holidays, the station said.