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Young B.C. Man Loses Life In Horrific Las Vegas Mass Shooting

Las Vegas Mass Shooting

A young man from Maple Ridge  is among the dead in Las Vegas after the worst mass shooting in United States history claimed over 50 lives on Sunday, October 1st.

Jordan McIldoon was with his girlfriend attending the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in an outdoor concert arena when the shooter opened fire on the terrified crowd.

Canadian Victims In Las Vegas Mass Shooting

McIIdoon was only 23 years old when he passed away, and CBC notes that, “According to a Facebook post by Heather Gooze, a woman who was on the scene, McIldoon died in her arms.”

Las Vegas Mass Shooting
Photo: Jordan Seymour McIldoon / Facebook

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His parents said that he was going to return home on Monday night. They added that he planned to start trade school in the Okanagan and that he was their only child.

Two women from Manitoba are also among the dead in Las Vegas after the tragic shooting. The death toll continues to rise, and over 500 people are in hospital with injuries.

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