Meet The 14 People Who Were Killed In The San Bernandino Shootings
The 14 people killed in a shooting rampage at the Inland Regional Center were identified by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department on Thursday, hours after grief-stricken family members and friends began naming the deceased.
The victims were all between the ages of 26 and 60, according to a news release from the department.
“The waiting was excruciating just because you still, you’re still trying to hold out hope even though, like I said, I pretty much knew,” – Thalasino’s Wife
Nicholas Thalasinos was an environmental health services worker for the county for 13 years.
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The father of six was also killed when the shooters entered a meeting being held at the center and opened fire.
Adams left behind a wife, Summer, and his daughter, Savannah. They have set up a GoFundMe Page for their great loss.
Daniel Kaufman, 42, worked at the coffee shop inside the Inland Regional Center. His boyfriend said it was an agonizing 22 hours after the incident before he and relatives found out about their loved one’s fate.
Isaac Amanios, at 60, was a married father of three. He worked for the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health. NFL player Nat Berhe, a member of the New York Giants, said Amanios was his cousin. “Just got word that one of my cousins was among the 14 killed yesterday, so I’m sick right now,” Berhe said on Twitter.
Bowman had grown up in York, Pennsylvania before moving to California for 15 years. He leaves behind 2 daughters, their family wishes to keep information private.
Velasco was a 27-year-old that was described by her family as “full of life and loved by all who knew her.” She was a parishioner at the St. Catherine of Sierra Catholic Church in Rialto.
Shannon Johnson describes himself as a “hard-working professional with over a decade of experience” in the field of environmental health on his LinkedIn page. Johnson shared a Koreatown home with his girlfriend, Mandy Pfifer.
According to Bet-Badal’s GoFundMe page, she was born in Iran and “fled to America at the age of 18 to escape Islamic extremism and the persecution of Christians that followed the Iranian Revolution.”
At 46, she leaves behind her 3 children.
Godoy, 26. is survived by her son, Alexander, and her husband, James. The page describes her family: “The Godoy family has always been positive, fun, loving and have grown on all of us in such a short amount of time. The Godoys are more than (co-workers) or friends, they are family.”
Sierra Clayborn graduated from UC Riverside and worked for San Bernardino County as an environmental health specialist. Her sister, Tamishia Clayborn, posted this after the Inland Regional Center shooting:
“I love you more than you ever knew. You were taken too soon. My heart is broken. I am completely devastated.”
Espinoza, 50, was a resident in Highland. He is survived by his wife, a daughter and a son. He had worked as an inspector for the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health.
Tin Nguyen, 31, was a Cal State Fullerton graduate who worked for San Bernardino County as a health inspector.Her GoFundMe page describes her as an “incredible person with a contagious smile” and “someone that had a heart bigger than the sun”.