3 people from the Bakersfield area killed in Las Vegas mass shooting, former Coalinga resident missing

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Jack Beaton, Bailey Schweitzer, and Victor Link-- all were long-time Kern County residents. (KFSN)

Officials have confirmed that three people from the Bakersfield area died as a result of this shooting.

Those victims are Jack Beaton, Bailey Schweitzer, and Victor Link-- all were long-time Kern County residents.


Family members said Beaton died while trying to shield his wife from gunfire.

Fresno State graduate Kelsey Meadows was also killed in the gunfire. She graduated from Taft High School in 2007 and recently worked for the district as a substitute teacher.

Former Coalinga resident Bo Taylor and his companion Denise Cohen are confirmed among the dead in the Las Vegas shooting.


Family members of Denise Cohen, one of the victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting, said she was at the festival with former Coalinga resident Bo Taylor whose sons are in Las Vegas to see if their missing father is also among the victims.


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