Plan Released for Dividing Money to Vegas Shooting Victims

By REGINA GARCIA CANO, Associated Press

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A plan that will be used to divide donations for victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting was finalized Friday with a significant change that allows injured people who were not hospitalized to seek some of the money.

The committee overseeing the distribution of more than $22 million revised an earlier draft in response to requests that money also go to people who didn’t require a hospital stay after the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history.

The group received more than 1,700 comments from victims’ families, survivors, community members and others.

The plan calls for most of the money to go to relatives of the 58 people killed or victims whose injuries left them with permanent brain damage or paralysis, requiring constant home care.

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