Christian LaCour and Aishwarya Thatikonda have been identified as the victims of the Allen Outlet Mall, Northern Dallas mass shooting. Suspect Mauricio Garcia killed eight people, injured several others before being shot down by a police officer.
Who were Christian LaCour and Aishwarya Thatikonda?
Christian LaCour was a security guard. He was 20 years old.
“Christian was a sweet, caring young man who was loved greatly by our family,” his sister Brianna Smith told CNN.
A mall store employee, as per CNN, said that he was “the kind of person who would just walk into the store and everyone in the room would light up because he was there.”
“Every time he was in the store, it felt safer. He brought laughter and joy and always knew what to say.”
Aishwarya Thatikonda was visiting the mall with a friend, CNN affiliate WFAA reported. She was of Indian origin and worked as an engineer.
Thatikonda lived in McKinney. Her body will be sent to India.