Every day in the U.S. about 89 people are shot dead in one way or another. At GunMemorial.org we try to post pages for all of these people even though the circumstances of their deaths can be drastically different.

Melissa M. Abbott, age 25

Fatally shot on April 8, 2016 in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin.

Police shot a developmentally-disabled woman who was shopping at a Walmart while accompanied by chaperones from the facility in which she lived. She was brandishing a hatchet that she found in the sporting goods department.

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