Nick Robone doesn’t question attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival last Oct. 1, doesn’t believe he should have left his recreation hockey league game and simply went home, doesn’t regret agreeing to meet his younger brother and friends to watch country star Jason Aldean perform.
Nick Robone, the 28-year-old assistant UNLV hockey coach who was hit in the chest by a bullet shot by Stephen Paddock, knows that when the Route 91 Harvest festival was turned into a shooting gallery, he was lucky.
The victims and first responders of Sunday’s mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip were honored in a pregame ceremony ahead of the UNLV football game at Sam Boyd Stadium Saturday.
UNLV’s football team will play No. 19 San Diego State at 7:45 p.m. Saturday in what is expected to be an emotional atmosphere at Sam Boyd Stadium. It’s the Rebels’ first game since Sunday’s mass shooting on the Strip.
UNLV hockey assistant coach Nick Robone, who was shot Sunday during the mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip, will be honored by the club prior to Friday’s game at City National Arena.
UNLV and San Diego State coaches and players are dealing with the aftereffects of Sunday night’s mass shooting in Las Vegas. They meet Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
UNLV assistant hockey coach Nick Robone was shot in the chest during Sunday night’s massacre outside Mandalay Bay but is expected to recover.