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Son of former CTV anchor Hudson Mack wounded in Las Vegas attack

Sheldon Mack, 21, was among the at least 515 people injured when a gunman opened fire on a massive crowd at a music festival in Las Vegas Sunday night. (Facebook)


CTV Vancouver Island
Published Monday, October 2, 2017

A 21-year-old Victoria man celebrating his birthday was among the hundreds injured in what’s been called the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

Sheldon Mack, son of former CTV Vancouver Island anchor and news director Hudson Mack, was wounded when a gunman unleashed a hail of bullets at the Route 91 Harvest Festival Sunday night.

At least 58 people including two Canadians were killed in the attack and at least 515 others were injured.

Hudson, who was en route to Las Vegas, told CTV News his son underwent surgery overnight for an abdominal wound and is now recovering in an intensive care unit.

He was at the festival celebrating his 21st birthday.

Sheldon later tweeted from his hospital bed saying he suffered two gunshot wounds, a ruptured colon and a broken forearm. He said he was “thankful for those who helped me” and wishing prayers to others caught in the attack

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  1. Sheldon Mack is one of the nicest young men you’d ever meet it’s heartbreaking to me that he’s had to go through this. God speed Sheldon our thoughts are with you, Hud,Patty,Rachael and Hammy. What a senseless tragedy.


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