Las Vegas Hits Close To Home

Jackson,Tn

A nurse from West Tennessee was one of the victims of the horrific mass shooting in Las Vegas.

Sonny Melton, of Big Sandy was attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival with his wife Heather when shots rang out
Sunday night .

Melton was one of the 58 killed in the shooting. His wife, Heather Gulish Melton, was also at the concert and was by his side when he died, she was not injured.

Melton was a registered nurse at Henry County Medical Center and had previously worked at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital after he graduated from Union University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

The concert was attended by more than 22,000 people. Of those, 58 are confirmed dead and more than 500 are reported injured in the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.