(CNN)One was a former banking professional who died in her husband's arms, minutes after dancing with him. Another was a father of six who is said to have died while shielding someone else. Yet another was a nurse who died protecting his wife.
At least 58 people were killed and at least 500 others were injured Sunday night when a gunman fired into an outdoor country musical festival crowd from the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel in the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history.
Here are some of the victims' stories:
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