Jessica Ghawi, one of the victims in the movie theater shooting massacre in Aurora, Colorado was born in Lansing.
According to the website of the funeral home Malesich and Shirey in Arvada, Colorado, Jessica was born in the Capital City in 1987.
She was among the 12 victims killed in the shooting early Friday morning, after a gunman opened fire during a midnight screening of the new batman movie “The Dark Knight Rises”.
Ghawi moved to Denver from Texas about a year ago. Friends and colleagues say she was outgoing, smart and witty.
She was an aspiring sports journalist as well.
Ghawi also blogged about surviving a shooting in Toronto, that killed two people and sent several others to the hospital in June.