Victim of Shooting at UNLV Identified

The Hispanic victim of the UNLV shooting has been identified as Patricia Navarro Vélez. She was the first victim to be fatally shot during the tragic incident. Her family has opened a GoFundMe page to collect donations for their beloved Patricia.

It has been confirmed that a Hispanic woman was inside UNLV at the time of the shooting and was gunned down by the shooter. According to police reports, Patricia Navarro Vélez lost her life while she was teaching at the university. As of now, three out of the four victims who were injured during the fatal shooting incident have been identified.

In the aftermath of the deadly shooting at UNLV, authorities have been able to identify one of the three individuals who lost their lives at the site. In a report, it was revealed that the victim was a 39-year-old Hispanic woman, who was a faculty member at the university and originally from Puerto Rico. Patricia Navarro Vélez had been in the Beam Hall building when the tragedy struck. Along with her, two other individuals, 64-year-old professor Cha Jan Chang and 69-year-old Naoko Takemaru, were injured in the shooting.

A highly regarded educator, Patricia Navarro Vélez, has now become a victim of the gun violence that has affected Las Vegas. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Navarro Vélez was a professor of accounting information systems, specializing in cybersecurity and data analysis, as stated in her school biography. She held a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Central Florida and a master’s degree from Bowling Green State University in Ohio.

In light of this devastating loss, Bryan Campbell, someone close to Patricia Navarro, has set up a GoFundMe account to cover the expenses. In a heartfelt message, he expressed deep sorrow over the loss and extended his condolences to Patricia’s family. The community has shown deep pain for this tragic loss and emphasized the need to support the family during this difficult time.

The perpetrator of the UNLV shooting has been identified as Anthony Polito, a 67-year-old man who had previously applied for a faculty position at the university but was not successful. Polito, who had worked as a business professor at East Carolina University in North Carolina, died in a confrontation with the police.

As the community grapples with the magnitude of this tragedy, there is a growing call to address the issue of gun violence in the country. The incident has sparked a push for action to prevent such horrific events from occurring in the future.

The heartbreaking loss of Patricia Navarro Vélez has deeply affected her family, friends, and the entire community. The GoFundMe account has been set up to provide support for her family during this difficult time. As we reflect on this harrowing event, it is a stark reminder of the need for meaningful change to prevent such tragedies from reoccurring.