October 2, 2017 - 6:35 pm
Updated October 5, 2017 - 11:19 pm
Hannah Ahlers, a 34-year-old mother of three from Beaumont, California, was one of the 59 victims killed after a gunman open fired on a crowded country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip.
Dave Ahlers, Hannah’s father-in-law, confirmed Monday evening that Hannah had been shot in the head at the Route 91 Harvest music festival Sunday night. Dave said she had come to Las Vegas for the festival with her husband, Brian, and three other couples.
Hannah and Brian had three children, ages 3, 11 and 14, and her father-in-law described her as a “loving, caring and devoted mother” who running the kids around from soccer practice to school events.
Dave said Hannah was always the person who would go out of her way to help family and friends dealing with issues, saying she was a “young Mary Tyler Moore.”
“She could have lit the world up with her smile,” he said.