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Shooting--Tucson

On January 8, 2011, U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was among 18 people shot at a Safeway supermarket on Oracle and Ina in Tucson. The suspect in this crime is currently 22-year old Tucson resident Jared Loughner. Giffords was holding a community event entitled “Congress at Your Corner” at the time of the shooting, and victims included the Congresswoman, members of her staff, and members of the public. Six people died as a result of this shooting, and, as of January 14, 2011, other victims are in recovery, including Representative Giffords.
 
Victims
 
Six people were killed in this crime.
 
·         Christina-Taylor Green, 9.
·         Gabe Zimmerman, 30 (Giffords' director of community outreach).
·         Phyllis Schneck, 79.
·         Dorwan Stoddard, 76.
·         Dorothy Morris, 76.
·         John Roll, 63.
 
Injured and recovering victims include:
 
·         Gabrielle Giffords, 40.
·         Pamela Simon, 63 (Giffords staffer).
·         Ronald Barber, 65 (Giffords staffer)
·         Susan Hileman, 58.
·         Bill Badger, 74.
·         Mavanell Stoddard, 75.
·         James Tucker, 58.
·         Kenneth Veeder, 75.
·         George Morris, 76.
·         James Fuller, 63.
·         Randy Gardner, 60.
·         Mary Reed, 52.
·         Kenneth Dorushka, 63.
 
Memorial information
 
Vigils and memorial events have been planned throughout Tucson. For more information:
 
Arizona Daily Star/Azstarnet
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_475d0736-3a27-5cae-b12a-427df90795ca.html
KVOA
http://www.kvoa.com/news/list-of-memorials-vigils-and-other-events/
 
Additionally, fundraisers and memorial funds have been created to benefit and/or honor the victims and their families. More information may be found at:
 
Arizona Daily Star/Azstarnet
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_e60e2d4a-1ff6-11e0-8e72-001cc4c03286.html
KVOA:
http://www.kvoa.com/pages/tragedy-in-tucson-time-to-heal/
http://www1.kvoa.com/news/community-shows-support-with-memorial-funds-for-victims-of-tragedy/
 
Mental Health Support
 
As of January 14, 2011, according to the Arizona Daily Star, a variety of mental health support services are available for those affected by this tragedy. More information about these resources can be found here:
 
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_e60e2d4a-1ff6-11e0-8e72-001cc4c03286.html
 
Sources:
 
“Christina-Taylor Green memorial fund announced.” Arizona Daily Star. January 14, 2011. http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_682a37d6-1d9c-11e0-9c76-001cc4c002e0.html. Accessed January 14, 2011.
 
“Community shows support with memorial funds for victims of tragedy.”KVOA. January 13, 2011. http://www1.kvoa.com/news/community-shows-support-with-memorial-funds-for-victims-of-tragedy/ Accessed January 14, 2011.
 
“Injured shooting victims recovering.” Arizona Daily Star. http://azstarnet.com/article_1504d016-1c7f-11e0-81c6-001cc4c03286.html. January 9, 2011. Accessed January 14, 2011.
 
“Judge Roll, girl, 3 retirees, aide slain in attack on congresswoman.” Arizona Daily Star. January 9, 2011. http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_db6ef3c9-6656-5c38-a81d-c549a21637dd.html . Accessed January 14, 2011.
 
“Rep. Giffords shot, judge and 5 others killed at Tucson event.” Arizona Daily Star. January 8, 2011. http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_88b4b436-1b53-11e0-8354-001cc4c002e0.html. Accessed 1/14/2010.
 
“Shooting Injured” (Media release). Pima County Sheriff’s Department. January 14, 2011.
 
“Tragedy in Tucson: Time to Heal”. KVOA.com. http://www.kvoa.com/pages/tragedy-in-tucson-time-to-heal/ Accessed January 14, 2011.
 
“Updated: Memorial funds, benefits and hotlines for victims and their families.” Arizona Daily Star. January 14, 2011.http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_e60e2d4a-1ff6-11e0-8e72-001cc4c03286.html. Accessed January 14, 2011.
 
 “Vigils for victims of shootings.” Arizona Daily Star. http://azstarnet.com/news/local/article_475d0736-3a27-5cae-b12a-427df90795ca.html January 14, 2011. Accessed January 14, 2011.

 

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