Pregnant Woman Pens a Touching Tribute to Her Dad after He Was Killed in the Colorado Shooting
Erika Mahoney, an expectant mother, is honoring her dad, Kevin Mahoney, 61, who was killed on Monday in the Boulder shooting that claimed the lives of 10 others.
Taking to Twitter, she shared an adorable photo of herself clad in a wedding dress and Kevin wearing a tuxedo as they walked down the aisle on her wedding day.
Erika accompanied the picture with a heartbreaking caption announcing that Kevin tragically passed away after he was shot during the incident. She wrote:
"I am heartbroken to announce that my Dad, my hero, Kevin Mahoney, was killed in the King Soopers shooting in my hometown of Boulder, CO."
She continued her tribute by writing that to her, Kevin represented all things about love. Erika also added that she was grateful he walked her down the aisle at her wedding last summer.
The heartbroken daughter announced her pregnancy, adding that her late father would want her to remain strong enough for his granddaughter.
I am heartbroken to announce that my Dad, my hero, Kevin Mahoney, was killed in the King Soopers shooting in my hometown of Boulder, CO. My dad represents all things Love. I'm so thankful he could walk me down the aisle last summer. pic.twitter.com/SLS2bdm5Hc— Erika Mahoney (@MahoneyEb) March 23, 2021
Erika also thanked the Boulder Police Department for their efforts since the incident and concluded by affirming that Kevin would always be with her and she would love him forever.
In addition to Kevin, all other shooting victims have been identified, ranging from the age of 20 to 65. The suspect, 21-year-old Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, has reportedly been taken into custody by officers and is expected to be charged with ten counts of murder.
I am now pregnant. I know he wants me to be strong for his granddaughter.— Erika Mahoney (@MahoneyEb) March 23, 2021
While Erika and others continue to mourn the loss of their loved ones, there is no doubt that the culprit will be brought to books, and justice will be served!
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