The 58 victims of the Route 91 Harvest festival shooting in Las Vegas will be forever remembered.
Supporters hope the Clark County Board of Trustees will approve naming a new elementary school opening in fall 2019 after Charleston Hartfield, a Metro officer killed while off-duty at the Route 91 country music festival shooting.
The Las Vegas Victims’ Fund will complete its payouts this month.
Survivors of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas have about six months to apply for a state program that provides financial help to victims of violent crime.
Contributions from the Southern Nevada gaming, tourism and entertainment industry accounted for almost 40 percent of the $31.4 million collected by the Las Vegas Victims’ Fund, organizers of the fund said Friday.
The fund’s committee reveals donation total and says it will distribute the money to at least 532 claimants by the end of the month. Some other claims are still going through the vetting process.
The Las Vegas Victims’ Fund is slated to begin distributing payments to eligible victims Monday, according to the original plan, but fund officials have not yet said how much money has been collected.
Clark County has stopped releasing autopsy reports for all 58 victims of the Oct. 1 mass shooting, despite a district judge’s ruling that the reports are public records.
The Las Vegas Victims’ Fund will begin distributing payments to eligible victims next month — but fund officials have not yet said how much money has been collected.
Las Vegas Review-Journal reporters bring you the latest stories and updates on the Oct. 1 mass shooting.