The Texas Public Safety Department published the names of those murdered in the shooting at the Allen Premium Outlets, which took place Saturday around 25 miles north of Dallas. A little boy and his parents, two sisters in elementary school, a security man pursuing his dreams, and an engineer with a master’s degree are among the victims.
According to a statement from the Texas Department of Public Safety, Kyu Song Cho, 37, and Cindy Cho, 35, were shot and killed. James, their 3-year-old son, also perished. The family’s eldest child, William, who just turned six, is the lone survivor.
In the shooting, two young sisters were also killed, and their mother, Ilda Mendoza, is still in critical condition, according to a letter the girls’ school sent home to parents. The principal of Cox Elementary in Sachse, Texas, referred to Daniela Mendoza, 11, a fourth-grader, and Sofia Mendoza, 8, a second-grader, as “rays of sunshine.”
David Vinson, the superintendent of the Wylie Independent School District, wrote that”Words cannot express the sadness we feel as we grieve the loss of our students. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Mendoza family, the families of the victims, and all those affected by this senseless tragedy.” Daniela and Sofia will not be forgotten. Vinson wrote, “Hug your kids, and tell them you love them.” Vinson added.
Mauricio Garcia, 33, The shooter who carried out the second-deadliest US mass shooting of the year may have been motivated by right-wing extremism.
Before being shot dead by a police officer, Garcia was able to carry out a massacre using an AR-15-style rifle. Garcia was terminated from the Army because of medical problems. But despite that, the rifle and other weapons that he used were legally obtained. and didn’t have to pass a federal background check because the majority of the guns were bought from private sellers.