[LA FEATURE]Isla Vista Killing Rampage

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A mass killing devastates a seaside college town near UC Santa Barbara

UC Santa Barbara Community Fund Established After Rampage

Six students were killed in a series of shootings and stabbings May 23, 2014 in Isla Vista

By Jonathan Lloyd
|  Tuesday, May 27, 2014  |  Updated 11:47 AM PDT
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UC Santa Barbara Community Fund to Honor Victims

The victims killed in a May 23, 2014 stabbing in Isla Vista are (top row, left to right) George Chen, 19, of San Jose; C.H., 20, of San Jose; and Weihan Wang, 20, of Fremont. The victims of the subsequent shooting rampage are (bottom row, left to right) Veronika Weiss, 19, of Thousand Oaks; Katherine Breann Cooper, 22, of Chino Hills; and Christopher Ross Michaels-Martinez, 20, of Los Osos.

A fund was established to honor students killed in the Friday May 23, 2014 rampage in the college town of Isla Vista.

Six students were killed in a series of shootings and stabbings. They have been identified as Veronika Weiss, 19, of Thousand Oaks; Katherine Breann Cooper, 22, of Chino Hills; Christopher Ross Michaels-Martinez, 20, of Los Osos; George Chen, 19, of San Jose; C.H., 20, of San Jose; Weihan Wang, 20, of Fremont.

"We have established a fund, The UC Santa Barbara Community Fund, to honor our students who were victims of this tragedy and to memorialize their lasting impact and contributions to the UC Santa Barbara community," Chancellor Henry T. Yang said in a statement.

Editor's Note: Family members requested that victim identified as C.H. be identified only by those initials.

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