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Local residents, who left early, escape Vegas shooting


October 10, 2017

A Sweet Home resident who left the Route 91 Harvest Festival concert in Las Vegas an hour prior to the Oct. 1 shooting, which left 59 people dead and hundreds injured, says he has mixed emotions that are hard to articulate.

Ron Moore was at the country music festival with his wife Angie and neighbors Joe and Susan Couch.

“We happened to leave an hour before the shooting,” Moore said. “We’re fortunate we left for whatever reason. I feel for the people that were there. It’s hard to explain. It’s a weird feeling.

“Just talking about it gives me mixed emotions – the best...

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