Sonny Melton remembered on three-year anniversary of Route 91 shooting

Posted at 10:08 PM, Oct 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-01 23:08:46-04

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — The victims of the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting were remembered Thursday on the three-year anniversary of the deadly shooting.

A total of 61 people died in the shooting including the gunman who opened fire on a crowd of fans at the festival.

One of those victims was Tennessee-native Sonny Melton from Big Sandy, Tennessee. Country artists John Rich took time to honor him and others on social media.

A scholarship fund was set up in Melton's name.