Just Announced: School Shooting Victim Shaylee Chuckulnaskit Has Passed Away
Gia Soriano and Shaylee Chuckulnaskit
It is with a heavy heart, again, that we report the passing of Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, one of the four teenagers who were taken to the hospital after being victims of a school shooting on October 24th at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Washington state. Providence Regional Medical Center Everett made the announcement during a press briefing around 9:15 pm PST tonight. Shaylee’s passing comes one week after the shooting, and four days after the announcement of Gia’s passing.
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Today at 4:45 p.m. Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, known affectionately as Shay to her family and friends, passed away at Providence Regional Medical Center as a result of severe injuries from last Friday’s school shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School. The entire Providence family is deeply saddened by this news and we extend our heartfelt sympathy to Shaylee’s family.
The Chuckulnaskit family has requested that this statement be shared:
Our hearts are broken at the passing of our beautiful daughter. Shay means everything to us. In Shay’s short life she has been a radiant light bringing us incredible joy and happiness. She has been a loving daughter, a caring sister, a devoted friend and a wonderful part of our community. We can’t imagine life without her.
We have been overwhelmed by the thoughtfulness and support of our family, friends and community. We are deeply grateful for all the acts of kindness that have come our way. We especially want to thank the medics and Providence staff who have cared for Shay.
We request that everyone please provide us the privacy we need so we can grieve our loss. Thank you.
Along with Shay’s family, as this time of profound grief continues, we ask everyone to please be mindful of this family and give them their privacy and space. This entire community has been through so much and we ask the news media especially to give Shaylee’s family, and all those impacted by this tragedy, the privacy and respect they deserve. Thank you.