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.

James Leo Veyette, age 47

Fatally shot on May 30, 2016 in Heber City, Utah.

James killed himself during a standoff with SWAT officers.

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  • Nickname:
    2 Jimmy
  • Number of children:
    2 4
  • Personality:
    2 goofball
  • Occupation:
    1 Teacher's Aide, Bricklayer, Taxidermist
  • Workplace:
    1 Utah Elementary School, Central Building and Preservation Chicago
  • Schools attended:
    1 Hammond High School
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