Mourners Hold Emotional Vigil in Las Vegas to Remember Off-Duty Cop Who Was Killed in Mass Shooting

On Thursday, mourners gathered to honor the life of Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Officer Charleston Hartfield, who was killed while he was off-duty at the Route 91 Harvest music festival on Oct. 1.

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Police officer colleagues of Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Officer Charleston Hartfield salute while "Taps" is played during a vigil for Hartfield at Police Memorial Park on Thursday in Las Vegas. Hartfield, who was off duty at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival on Oct. 1, was killed when Stephen Paddock opened fire on the crowd killing 58 people and injuring more than 450. The massacre is one of the deadliest mass shooting events in U.S. history.

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Charleston Hartfield's family — his sister Denita Hartfield, his widow Veronica Hartfield, their son Ayzayah Hartfield, 15, and their daughter Savannah Hartfield, 9 -- attended the vigil and memorial.

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An officer wipes away tears during the memorial for Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Officer Charleston Hartfield on Thursday.

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Ayzayah Hartfield, 15, and his mother Veronica Hartfield, are escorted to the vigil for slain Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Officer Charleston Hartfield on Thursday.

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Denita Hartfield, sister of slain Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Officer Charleston Hartfield, his widow Veronica Hartfield, their son Ayzayah Hartfield, 15, and their daughter Savannah Hartfield, 9, held candles during the vigil.

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A mourner was overcome with emotion during the vigil.

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Members of the Nevada Emerald Society Pipes and Drums band played during the memorial.

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Veronica Hartfield hugs her son Ayzayah Hartfield during the memorial.

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Mourners gathered at the vigil on Thursday evening for slain Las Vegas police officer Charleston Hartfield.

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Sgt. Ryan Fryman, who was on the scene of the shooting on Sunday night, hugs a fellow officer during a vigil for Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Officer Charleston Hartfield on Thursday.

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Mourners held candles and some held American flags during the emotional moment.

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Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman holds a photo of police officer Charleston Hartfield at his memorial.

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Mourners gathered to honor slain Las Vegas cop Charleston Hartfield on Thursday.

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