Governor Brown orders flags flown at half-staff for victims of Yountville shooting
- Author: Latoya Cobb Mar 11, 2018,
Mar 11, 2018, 1:07
She was married a year ago and was supposed to travel to Washington, D.C., with her husband this weekend to celebrate their anniversary, family friend Vasiti Ritova said.
Marjorie Morrison, the founder of a nonprofit organization known as PsychArmor, recalled Gonzales as "brilliant" talent who did unbelievable work with veterans with PTSD.
The mayor of a California town where a former soldier killed three women at a veterans treatment center says the employees will be remembered as handsome people and called the gunman "one of our heroes who clearly had demons".
Golick was the top psychologist at the nonprofit home, which treats combat veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan.
The victims were identified as The Pathway Home Executive Director Christine Loeber, 48; Clinical Director Jennifer Golick, 42; and Jennifer Gonzales, 29. He says the program's board will meet later Saturday to discuss the plan.
The bodies of Wong and the women were found at about 6 p.m.
Sandra Woodford, an Army veteran who lives at the veterans homes and works at the crafts center just across the street from Pathway, said Loeber came in occasionally to make sure the younger vets from Pathway would be treated warmly if they came to the crafts building to work on projects.
It is the largest veterans home in the nation, according to the state Department of Veterans Affairs.
Investigators were still trying to determine when and why Wong killed the three.
The Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater in Yountville, CA reports that the 80 students and faculty from Justin-Siena High School in Napa, rehearsing for a production of "Guys and Dolls" at our theater, remained safe at all times on Friday during the unfortunate incident at the Veterans Home of California. The three hostages all worked for the programme.
Muriel Zimmer, an 84-year-old Air Force veteran of the Korean War, said she even feels badly for the gunman, who has been identified as Afghanistan Army veteran Albert Wong. "Absolutely brilliant." She added that PscyhArmor partners take on these projects without pay, which "says a lot about someone's character". "It's because of the war". Victims, gunman identified in Yountville veterans home shooting tragedy The governor has issued this statement: "Anne and I are deeply saddened by the disgusting violence at the Yountville Veterans Home, which tragically took the lives of three people dedicated to serving our veterans".
Trump tweeted Saturday morning that he mourns "the loss of three incredible women who cared for our Veterans".
California Governor Jerry Brown says his heart goes out to the victims and their families in the shooting at the Veterans Home of California in Yountville.
From inside The Pathway Home facility, "we heard this racket, this rapid live fire of rounds going on, at least 12", she said.
A daylong siege at The Pathway Home ended Friday evening with the discovery of four bodies, including the gunman.
Golick's father-in-law, Mike Golick, said in an interview she had recently expelled Wong from the program.
The Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater, a 1,200 seat venue located on the grounds of the Veterans Home of California, is a comprehensive performing arts center dedicated to the cultural and artistic wellbeing of the Napa Valley.