Events honoring Alaska victims of Las Vegas shooting

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Two events were held in Anchorage Tuesday night to honor the Alaska victims of the deadly Las Vegas shooting. The two Alaskans who were killed are Adrian Murfitt and Dorene Anderson.

Bread and Brew restaurant held a benefit fundraiser for the victims' families.

A fifteen dollar special serving of pretzel with beer, a silent auction, and a live auction were held. One hundred percent of the proceeds will be going to benefit the victims families'.

"We believe the amount of love will always out numbers evil especially with Alaska and Alaskans will always have something special with that. We are really a huge family when it comes to that and it really showed in this event," said Jesse McCarty, Bread and Brew Partner.

Outside at the Sullivan Arena a candle light vigil was held honoring Dorene Anderson.

Alaska Aces jerseys, Cowbell crew shirts, and Dallas Cowboy attire was worn by family and friends.

Anderson was a recent treasurer of an Anchorage hockey booster club
called the "Cowbell Crew."

One person at the vigil said, she loved her Alaska Aces and Dallas Cowboy but most of all she loved her family.

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