A young security guard in Las Vegas is being hailed as a hero after he sacrificed his own life to save the lives of others. His friends and family have set up a Gofundme page, the description for which you can read below.
“Eric Silva was a 21 year old security guard for Contemporary Services Corporation in Las Vegas Nevada. He was one of the victims who died trying to help others to safety. He was a leader both at home where he took care of his family and always going above and beyond for us at the many events he worked such as EDC, Life Is Beautiful, and the Route 91 Harvest Festival. He was the epitome of integrity, service, and excellence and we will miss him dearly. RIP our brother, we know you’ll be watching our backs from above and catching all those fake wristbands that don’t belong there. #teamcsc #route91festival #vegasstrong”
Eric was reportedly helping others escape from the concert when he was shot. He was lifting up people to climb over a barricade, instead of simply jumping over himself. That’s when he was struck by a bullet and tragically killed. “That’s just the type of person he was,” his boss said. “He had a contagious smile and a willingness to help anyone, no matter what the situation was. I think his character and integrity was a direct reflection of his mother. He always wanted to please her.”
He continued: “Erick was a shining star. He was actually the epiphany of integrity, excellence and service. He always went above and beyond of what we asked of him.”
Will you please pray for the family and friends of this true hero? Donate to his family here.