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10/5/2017 8:57:30 AM

Vietnamese American killed in Las Vegas massacre

Michelle Vo, a U.S. citizen of Vietnamese origin, was among the 59 victims of the massacre in Las Vegas city, the U.S. state of Nevada, on October 1st night. 

The Columbus Dispatch quoted Kody Robertson, who accompanied Vo to the country music concert on the night, as saying that he threw himself on her when shooting began.

Robertson and others carried Vo out of the venue, took turns performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on Vo and brought her to hospital.

He later learned at about 2pm the next day that Vo was among the 59 killed in the mass shooting.

Michelle Vo. (Source: NBC)

According to her LinkedIn profile, 32-year-old Michelle Vo worked for NYLIFE Securities LLC, having graduated from Independence High School in San Jose city, California, and the University of California, Davis.

President Tran Dai Quang and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 3rd conveyed their condolences to US President Donald Trump over the tragic gun attack at a music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada State, that killed and injured many people.

On October 1st, from the 32rd floor hotel room, a retired accountant fired on the crowd at the Route 91 Harvest Festival, an open-air concert in Las Vegas where country music star Jason Aldean was performing for more than 22,000 fans.

With nearly 600 people injured and dead, the mass shooting in the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino is the deadliest in the U.S. history. Hospital officials said at least 45 people are still in critical condition after being wounded during the shooting./.

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