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.

Michael Bender, age 27

Fatally shot on January 7, 2018 in Tacoma, Washington.

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You can add to Michael's profile:

  • Nickname:
    1 Ash
  • Number of children:
    1 2
  • Personality:
    1 Sense of Humor/ Nurtering
  • Occupation:
    1 Homemaker/Mommy
  • Workplace:
  • Schools attended:
    1 Bethel High School/ Olympic College
  • Comments:
    1 My brother was an Amazing person! A kind soul, until we meet again little brother
    2 I feel lost

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