Californians Killed or Injured in Las Vegas Massacre

Dozens of California locals, including a number of teachers and off-duty public safety officers, were among those killed or wounded in a shooting rampage at an outdoor concert in Las Vegas Sunday night. Updates are being provided periodically but, so far, this is the list we have of Californians killed, injured, or missing as a result of the worst mass shooting in American history.


Angie Gomez, Riverside. Graduate of Riverside Polytechnic High School.

Bailey Schweitzer, 20, Bakersfield. A former Centennial High cheerleader and a receptionist at Infinity Communications. Her family owns the Bakersfield Speedway. 

Carrie Barnette, 34, Riverside. A Disneyland employee for over 10 years. 

Dana Gardner, 55. Dana was a deputy recorder-county clerk for the San Bernardino County Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk's Office.

Hannah Ahlers, Redlands. Beloved wife and mother of three. 

Jennifer Topaz Irvine, 42. A San Diego-based attorney.

Jenny Parks, Palmdale. Mother of two. 

John Phippen, 56, Santa Clarita.

Sandy Casey, a Special Education teacher for the Manhattan Beach Unified School District.

Rachael Parker, 33, of Manhattan Beach. Rachel was a records technician for the Manhattan Beach Police Department.

Rocio Guillen, 40, Eastvale. A recently engaged mother of four. 

Susan Smith, 53, Simi Valley. Smith was an office manager at Vista Fundamental Elementary and had worked for the district for 16 years.

Thomas Day Jr., 54, Corona.


Aaron Mundhenke, a Bakersfield police officer.

Brian and Lara Mack, Santa Barbara.

Ontario police officer Michael Gracia and his wife Summer. Michael is in critical condition.

One unnamed Los Angeles police officer who is expected to recover.

One Orange County sheriff’s deputy and two of their family members. All sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

One police officer and another city employee from Newport Beach. Both are expected to survive.

Two unnamed Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department employees. One is in critical condition. The other is stable.

Two members of the Los Angeles Fire Department. Both are expected to survive.

Two unnamed Riverside County Sheriff’s Office employees -- one deputy and one correctional officer. The deputy is in critical condition. The correctional officer has been released.


Stacee Etcheber of Novato. She and her husband, a San Francisco police officer, were separated while he was assisting the injured.

For more information and photos of the victims, visit KQED and the Los Angeles Times



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