Recent WWU grad among those injured in Las Vegas shooting

The Bellingham Herald

A Lummi Nation tribal member and recent WWU grad was among those injured in Sunday night’s shooting in Las Vegas.

Melinda Brockie was shot during the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival near the Mandalay Bay resort. The mass shooting has killed at least 58 people and injured more than 500.  

According to her LinkedIn account, Brockie graduated from Western Washington University in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in human services and is pursuing a master’s degree in social work at the University of Washington.

A GoFundMe account has been established to help pay for travel expenses of family members who are flying to Las Vegas to be with Melinda Brockie. Family members traveling to Las Vegas include her two sons.

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