Erick Silva, 22, was one of 59 people killed in the worst shooting in U.S. history on Sunday night at the Route 91 Festival Harvest concert in Las Vegas, Nevada. According to the Washington Post, he worked as a security guard at the concert the night of the incident. “I know that he loved being Security,” his event manager wrote on Facebook. “I know that he was doing all that he could do to keep [people safe] before his life was taken.”
A friend of Silva looked around his room, seeing the belongings of the deceased, and contemplating how all these items represent memories.
Sad and distraught friends took to his Facebook to vent their grief and disbelief. “RIP ERICK SILVA !!!!! YOU WERE AN AMAZING PERSON MAN!!!” wrote one.
A woman wrote, “R.I.P. ERICK SILVA. my friend and neighbor we will miss you. GOD BLESS YOU ALWAYS.”
Another friend wrote, “Rest easy brother everyone is devasted u were a good person doing everything and anything u could for ppl not one second did i think this would happened to you its really sad. i looked in your room and all ur stuff is there you may be gone brother but ur memories are with us all we love you good bye for now but not forever rest in heaven brother.”
Silva wrote on his Facebook that he was from Los Angeles, but lived in Las Vegas.