LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Two of the three folks killed within the capturing on UNLV’s campus Wednesday have been recognized by the Clark County coroner’s workplace.

The victims are Professor Cha Jan “Jerry” Chang, 64, of Henderson, Nevada, and Assistant Professor Patricia Navarro Velez, 39, of Las Vegas.

In line with the coroner, the reason for dying for Chang was a gunshot wound to the pinnacle and the reason for dying for Velez was a number of gunshot wounds. The third sufferer, additionally a UNLV school member, has been recognized however a reputation has not been launched. The coroner’s workplace is working to determine the authorized subsequent of kin.

Chang’s educational expertise reveals he has been educating at UNLV since 2001, most just lately on the Lee Enterprise College. He’s had quite a lot of journal publications and has been a featured speaker at quite a few displays and conferences.

Navarro’s educating pursuits have been in accounting data methods. She was researching cybersecurity disclosures and assurance, inside management weak spot disclosure, and information analytics. She was a licensed data methods auditor.

The coroner’s workplace launched this assertion: “On behalf of the workplace, our deepest condolences to the households of the victims and people impacted by this tragic occasion.”

The Nevada System of Larger Training launched a press release shortly after the identifications have been made.

The assertion learn:

“It’s with heavy hearts that we lengthen our deepest condolences to the complete neighborhood
affected by the tragic occasions that unfolded yesterday on the College of Nevada, Las Vegas
(UNLV). There are not any phrases to adequately specific the sorrow and anguish we really feel for the
lives misplaced and the devastating impression this has had on our neighborhood.

Our ideas are in the beginning with the households and mates of those that misplaced their
lives. We stand with you in your grief and provide our unwavering help throughout this
unimaginably tough time. The presence of these misplaced can be sorely missed and their
reminiscence will without end stay in our hearts.

To the survivors, college students, school, and everybody impacted, we acknowledge the trauma and
shock that this occasion has brought on. In these moments of grief and uncertainty, our major
focus stays to supply complete help to these impacted and to make sure the
collective well-being of our UNLV campus neighborhood in addition to to each scholar, school
member and help workers inside the household of the Nevada System of Larger Training.
Please know that there are sources and neighborhood help that will help you navigate by
this difficult time. We’re dedicated to delivering important sources and help.
Counseling and help providers are available, and we strongly encourage anybody
impacted to hunt help. Please go to for these sources and to
get the newest updates. Moreover, Clark County offers providers by the Household
Help Heart of Southern Nevada. For help and help, please go to or contact 702-455-AIDE (2433).

The Board of Regents and System Workplace stand in solidarity with UNLV, supporting the
ongoing multi-agency investigation led by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Division.
We’re profoundly grateful for the swift and brave response demonstrated by the
College Police Division, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Division, Clark County
Hearth, and the entire emergency responders, and medical professionals who have been on campus
yesterday and proceed to work by the investigations.

On this time of profound loss, might we draw power from our unity. Our ideas, prayers,
and deepest sympathies are with everybody affected by this heartbreaking incident.”

Byron Brooks, Chairman, NSHE Board of Regents, & Patricia Charlton, Interim Chancellor

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