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.
Three years ago today the deadliest shooting in American history happened at #Route91 We lost friends and fans like #SonnyMelton We honor all the victims from that terrible day, and we reaffirm our vow to never let evil stop us from living and loving our lives. #Route91Family— John Rich (@johnrich) October 1, 2020
A scholarship fund was set up in Melton's name.