In the middle of a concert in Las Vegas, shots rang out before many even had time to realize what was happening. This was the most deadly shooting in modern US. history.
Now the country is remembering those who died, who they were, and what they loved.
These are some of them.
Rachel Parker was a records technician for a California police department.
"She was a true professional and just a truly nice person," said Capt. Tim Hageman of the Manhattan Beach Police Department.
Sonny Melton was a registered nurse from Tennessee who died protecting his wife.
"He went out protecting Heather and that shows his true self in his last moments of life protecting people like he would every day," said friend Autumn Ratliff.
Angie Gomez graduated high school two years ago. She loved cheerleading, choir and acting.
Bailey Schweitzer, 20, was with her mom when she was shot and killed.
"She just had a heart for people."
Jennifer Irvine was a San Diego attorney who loved helping people.
Rhonda Lerocque was a Massachusetts mom who loved country music.
Neysa Tonks had three sons. Her company said she brought joy and laughter to the workplace.
Jenny Parks, a mom of two, worked as a California kindergarten teacher.
Susan Smith, 53, was a mother. She worked as an office manager for a California elementary school.
"Susan's been with us a long time. She was wonderful, very well loved."
Sandra Casey taught special education for a California middle school.
"We lost a person today who will not be replaced, she will be in our hearts forever."
So many lives were lost and there is no motive on what led Stephen Paddock to kill these innocent people.
People in Las Vegas waited in line for hours to donate blood.
You can support the victims and their loved ones by donating online.
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