Nevada Guardsman killed in Las Vegas mass shooting
LAS VEGAS, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) —
A Nevada Army National Guard sergeant first class was among the fatalities at the Route 91 Harvest concert late Sunday evening in Las Vegas.
Sgt. 1st Class Charleston Hartfield, 34, a Solider in the 100th Quartermaster Company headquartered in Las Vegas, was attending the concert when he was shot and killed by 64-year-old Stephen Paddock.
Brig. Gen. William Burks, the Adjutant General of the Nevada National Guard, said losing any member of the Guard family is difficult, especially in such an unexpected manner: “Charleston Hartfield lived to serve the public and protect his family, he is the epitome of a citizen-soldier.”
“Sgt. 1st Class Hartfield epitomizes everything good about America,” said Brig. Gen. Zachary Doser, the commander of the Nevada Army National Guard.
Hartfield was also a Las Vegas Metropolitan police officer, and