LAS VEGAS (AP) — A community that has mourned two slain Las Vegas police officers gathered again to remember a man who died while trying to stop the shooting rampage.
Nearly 400 people attended a memorial service Sunday in Las Vegas for 31-year-old Joseph Wilcox.
He was fatally shot at a Wal-Mart after Jerad and Amanda Miller killed Officers Igor Soldo and Alyn Beck at a nearby pizza shop minutes before, declaring the start of a revolution.
Wilcox saw the shooters at the Wal-Mart on June 8 and pulled out his legally concealed gun to stop them, but was shot by Amanda Miller.
Sheriff Doug Gillespie eulogized Wilcox as a “hero,” saying his actions allowed other shoppers to safely leave the store.
The Millers died after a shootout with police.
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