People.com Crime Mourners Gather at Memorials for Boulder Shooting Victims (PHOTOS) Memorials have been erected in honor of the 10 people killed in the March 22 mass shooting inside a King Soopers supermarket in Boulder, Colorado By Andrea Wurzburger Published on March 25, 2021 02:46 PM Share Tweet Pin Email 01 of 17 Michael Ciaglo/Getty On Monday, March 22, a shooting at a Boulder, Colorado, grocery store left 10 people dead. 02 of 17 JASON CONNOLLY/AFP via Getty The tragedy occurred just six days after a gunman allegedly killed eight people in the Atlanta area at three separate Asian spas. Six of the victims were Asian women. 03 of 17 Boulder memorials. Chet Strange/Getty According to The Denver Post, Boulder County District Court Judge Andrew Hartman reportedly blocked the enforcement of an assault-weapons ban in Boulder just 10 days before the shooting. The shooter purchased his guns six days before the attack. The outlet reported that the gun used by the suspect would have been illegal under an assault weapon ban Boulder passed in 2018 that the judge ultimately blocked. 04 of 17 A memorial set up for the Boulder victims. JASON CONNOLLY/AFP via Getty The victims of the King Soopers shooting were identified on March 23 as Denny Stong, 20; Neven Stanisic, 23; Rikki Olds, 25; Tralona Bartkowiak, 49; Suzanne Fountain, 59; Teri Leiker, 51; Officer Eric Talley, 51; Kevin Mahoney, 61; Lynn Murray, 62; and Jody Waters, 65. Mourners created memorials and held vigils to honor the victims of the tragedy. 05 of 17 Chet Strange/Getty One of the victims was Eric Talley, 51, a Boulder police officer who was the first to respond to the deadly shooting. He had seven children. 06 of 17 Helen H. Richardson/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Mourners created a memorial for Talley, leaving notes, flowers, cards and candles around his police vehicle. 07 of 17 Chet Strange/Getty Mourners gathered at the memorial for Officer Talley in the days following the shooting. 08 of 17 Michael Ciaglo/Getty Another victim, Rikki Olds, 25, was the front-end store manager at the King Soopers. Her uncle, Bob Olds, told CNN his niece was a "strong, independent young woman," and her aunt Lori Olds called the 25-year-old a "beautiful young angel." Right, a man leaves a bouquet of flowers in the fence outside of the King Soopers. 09 of 17 Michael Ciaglo/Getty Kevin Mahoney, 61, was also killed during the mass shooting. His daughter Erika posted a touching tribute to Twitter, writing, "My dad represents all things Love." Right, a man leaves flowers at 10 crosses left outside of the grocery store. 10 of 17 Michael Ciaglo/Getty Tralona 'Lonna' Bartowaik, 49, was a local shop manager — a memorial, pictured right, was left outside of her shop. According to The New York Times, Bartkowiak was the eldest of four siblings. Her brother, Michael Bartkowiak, told the newspaper, "She was just great. No, she is great. Still is." She lived in Boulder with her pet Chihuahua, Opal, and had recently gotten engaged. 11 of 17 Michael Ciaglo/Getty Jody Waters, 65, was memorialized by her co-workers. The owners of a leather accessories company in Boulder, Embrazio, posted a photo of her to the company's Facebook page. They wrote of their friend and colleague, "Jody was a beautiful soul with a warm and loving heart, a mother and grandmother, and she will be dearly missed by all who were fortunate enough to know her. We are so sad." Right, a woman sits at the growing memorial outside of the King Soopers. Among the flowers and notes, a sign reads, "#BoulderStrong." 12 of 17 Michael Ciaglo/Getty Denny Stong, 20, of Boulder, was working at the supermarket to earn money for his flight school lessons, as he had dreams of becoming a pilot, a loved one told PEOPLE. He was the youngest victim in the shooting. Right, a woman prays at a memorial for the victims. 13 of 17 A memorial for victims of the March shooting in Boulder. Michael Ciaglo/Getty Suzanne Fountain, 59, was an actress based in Colorado. She is remembered as "fearless and funny and giving and just a salt-of-the-Earth person" by her friend Martha Harmon Pardee, who told the Denver Gazette that she "wouldn't be surprised if she was confronting the mother (bleeper) who did this, to be honest with you." Right, the marquee of a Boulder theater reads, "Our hearts are with our community." 14 of 17 Michael Ciaglo/Getty Neven Stanisic, 23, was described by Rev. Radovan Petrovic as "a wonderful young boy." The reverend added, "He was a quiet and a kind person. He was really innocent, like all other 9 victims. He has done nothing wrong to anyone, he didn't deserve this." Right, mourners gather outside of the Boulder County Courthouse with flowers and candles on March 24. 15 of 17 Paula Bronstein/Getty Teri Leiker, 51, had been an employee at the supermarket for more than 30 years. "Teri was the most selfless, innocent, amazing person I have had the honor of meeting," her friend Lexi Knutson wrote in an Instagram tribute. Right, two women comfort each other while attending a candlelight vigil outside of the Boulder County Courthouse on March 24. 16 of 17 Paula Bronstein/Getty Lynn Murray, 62, was a retired photo editor who was worked as an Instacart shopper at the time of the shooting. Murray's daughter Olivia Mackenzie told the Denver Post that her mom "was the biggest light in everybody's life. She would do anything for anybody. You can't say anything bad about her." She is also survived by her husband and son. Right, Boulder residents gather for a candlelight vigil outside of the Boulder County Courthouse on March 24. 17 of 17 Paula Bronstein/Getty Boulder residents gather for a candlelight vigil outside of the Boulder County Courthouse on March 24.