LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Mayor Carolyn Goodman led a special ceremony Thursday night at the Las Vegas Community Healing Garden remembering the victims from the 1 October shooting.
Fifty-eight people died on Oct. 1, 2017, when a man opened fire on the crowd at the Route 91 Harvest Festival on the Las Vegas Strip.
Since then, the 58 victims have been remembered and honored in a variety of ways. And Thursday that number officially became 60.
Las Vegas Sheriff Joe Lombardo ended a Thursday morning 1 October ceremony acknowledging controversy over the official death count.
Kimberly Gervais, 57, passed away in 2018 and Samanta Arjune, 49, passed away in 2020 due to injuries sustained from that shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival but officials kept the official death count at 58 until Thursday.
Sheriff Lombardo said the official count will now currently stand at 60.
Previously, Mayor Goodman said she would mention the additional victims during Thursday night’s ceremony at the Healing Garden that took place just after 10 p.m.
Watch the entire Healing Garden ceremony below: