ALLEN (CBSNewsTexas.com) – The Texas Department of Public Safety has identified all of the victims who died in the May 6 shooting at Allen Outlet.
According to the Mass Shooting Tracker, Allen marked the 242nd mass shooting in the United States this year. Eight victims were killed and seven remain hospitalized. Their ages range from 5 to 61 years.
DPS says there will be a press conference on May 9, with a time and place to be determined.
James, 3, Cindy, 35, and Kyu Cho, 37, of Dallas, Texas
Cindy and Kyu Cho, along with their 3-year-old son James, were killed. The couple’s 6-year-old son William was also injured, but survived. A GoFundMe was set up here in honor of the family.
Christian LaCour, age 20, Nevada, Texas
Christian worked as a security guard for the mall, according to his family. “He was such a beautiful soul,” his grandmother posted on social media. “I was so proud of him and so glad I saw him 2 weeks ago.”
Aishwarya Thatikonda, age 26, McKinney, Texas
A civil engineer with a degree in construction management, Aishwarya had been in the United States for five years on a work visa, according to a family representative. She was a project manager for Perfect General Contractors, but her boss said she was like a daughter to him.
Sofia, 8, and Daniela Mendoza, 11, Sachse, Texas
Fourth grader Daniela Mendoza and her sister, second grader Sofia, were killed in Saturday’s mass shooting. Their mother, Ilda, remains in critical condition.
Elio Cumana-Rivas, age 32, Dallas, Texas