Las Vegas shooting survivor works to move past tragic day

Posted at 10:58 AM, Oct 01, 2018

It’s been one year since the mass shooting in Las Vegas, where 58 people were killed at a music festival. One concertgoer is still working to find peace after that tragic day.

Rainna Davis was celebrating her finance’s birthday at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival on the Las Vegas Strip, when she heard gunshots. Then, she saw the unimaginable.

“Everyone around me was going down,” Davis recalls. “And I wasn't.”

Davis miraculously escaped unharmed.  

“I had bullet holes through the bill of my cap through my purse; I had bullet holes,” Davis says. “I'm telling you, there's no human exclamation as to how I am here. Somebody was watching over me.”

But with her feelings of gratitude comes feelings of guilt. Davis’ fiance was shot, but fortunately, he survived.

“He got shot saving my life,” she says.

Davis says it’s been the hardest year of her life, but she’s determined to move forward.

“I don't know why they didn't make it, and I don't know why we did, but I am not going to waste any more time trying to figure it out,” Davis says. “It is what it is. We will never know why or his reasoning. We’ll never know, OK, you gotta make peace with that.”

Davis talks to her therapist, her fiance and other survivors about her experiences. She says she’s come to peace, knowing some questions may never be answered.