The Texas Department of Public Safety has now identified all the fatalities at Saturday’s Texas mall massacre. The department did not name the three children who were killed, but family members have done so.
The City of Allen has established funds to help support the victims of the shooting.
Mauricio Garcia, 33, killed eight people and wounded seven more before an Allen police officer, following the sound of gunshots, cut him down and stopped the shooting.
Kyu, 37, Cindy 35, and James Cho, 3. The Chos are a Korean-American family living in Dallas. Their 6-year-old son, William, survived and is the ICU. Yonhap News Agency and GoFundMe.
Daniela, 11, and Sofia Mendoza, 8. Daniela was a 4th grader and Sofia a 2nd grader at Cox Elementary School and took cheerleading classes at Wylie Elite Gym. Their mother, Ilda Mendoza, is in critical condition. The family was shopping for a trip to Cancun. WFAA
Christian LaCour, 23. LaCour was working as a security guard at the mall. His mother, Tracye Norris LaCour, wrote on Facebook that she and the family are “broken.” WFAA
Aishwarya Thatikonda, 26. Thatikonda, an engineer who lived in McKinney while her family is in India, was with a friend at the mall when the shooting started. The friend was wounded. WFAA
Elio Cumana-Rivas, 32. Cumana-Rivas was from Dallas.
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[Featured image: Aishwarya Thatikonda, left, and Christian LaCour/handouts. Center: Cindy, James, and Kyu Cho/GoFundMe. Bottom: Daniela and Sofia Mendoza/Facebook]