Derrick "Bo" Taylor


Age: 56

state correctional officer and supervisor at the Ventura Conservation Center maximum-security prison that trains inmates in firefighting techniques helping battle a wildfire in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest in northern California who was among the 58 known fatalities reportedly shot and killed during the October 2017 Las Vegas Strip mass shooting that also injured at least 530 other people when a gunman began firing at nearby concertgoers from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino across Las Vegas Boulevard during the closing performance by singer Jason Aldean at a packed outdoor concert at the fourth-annual Route 91 Harvest country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip, in which the incident was the deadliest mass shooting by a single gunman in modern U.S. history surpassing the 2016 Orlando nightclub shooting with 49 fatalities.

Cause of Death: Homicide by gunshot

Born: September 25, 1961

Died: October 1, 2017

Las Vegas, Nevada