During that period, Salazar was tucking into some dessert alongside her siblings, completely unaware of what was about to happen. As the gunshots started to ring out, her family then tried to escape the area. However, the teenager refused to move, as she assisted one of her other elderly relatives in the panic.
Throughout 2019, the American people have faced down some terrifying moments. Indeed, by the end of July, close to 250 mass shootings had taken place in various parts of the country. And those attacks left 246 people killed, with just under 1,000 individuals injured.
During that particular period, the deadliest shooting took place in Virginia Beach, Virginia, at the back-end of May. And over the course of around 35 minutes, the culprit gunned down 12 individuals inside a local town hall. Alongside that, four more people suffered injuries before the authorities took out the shooter.