Riverside County deputy wounded in Las Vegas shooting in stable condition

RIVERSIDE, Calif. - The Riverside County Sheriff's Deputy shot in the Las Vegas mass shooting is now in stable condition.

According to Deputy Armando Munoz, Deputy Jason McMillan's condition is improving and he is still being treated at a Las Vegas hospital.

Last week the department announced McMillan was one of two deputies wounded in the Las Vegas shooting massacre. McMillan was reported that he was in critical but stable condition.

Deputy Jason McMillan is being treated for a gunshot wound he suffered in the sniper attack Sunday night at the Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival that killed 58 people and injured more than 500.

A GoFundMe has been set up to help pay for Deputy McMillan's out of pocket expenses.

Sheriff Stan Sniff shared a photo from the McMillan family on his Twitter account.



The family expressed their appreciation to Sheriff Sniff and the Riverside County Sheriff's Department during this difficult time. 

The other victim, a correctional deputy whose name has not been released, suffered an unspecified minor injury and was not hospitalized, sheriff's officials said.

Seven Riverside County residents were among those killed when 64-year- old Stephen Paddock of Mesquite, Nevada, unleashed a fusillade of gunfire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino.

The following local residents lost their lives: 

 -- Hannah Ahlers, 35, of Murrieta, was married with three children and remembered by her family as "beautiful inside and out and loved life and people'';
-- Carrie Barnette, 34, recently moved to Riverside and worked at a 
cafe at Disney's California Adventure theme park in Anaheim;
-- Austin Davis, 29, a pipefitter from Riverside, was attending the concert with family friends;
-- Thomas Day Jr., 54, of Corona operated a contracting business inherited from his father and was an avid classic car collector;
-- Angela Gomez, 20, of Riverside graduated from Polytechnic High School in 2015 and was enrolled in the nursing program at Riverside City College;
-- Rocio Guillen, 40, of Eastvale, had recently given birth to her fourth child and was engaged to be married a second time;
-- Christopher "Chris'' Roybal, 28, of Riverside spent a decade in the Navy and had recently finished a tour of duty in Afghanistan.

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