Man says close friend 'died in his arms' in Las Vegas shooting

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) -- At least one Alaskan has died following the horrific massacre at a Las Vegas music festival.

Among the dozens who have been confirmed dead is Adrian Murfitt, 35, of Anchorage, Alaska, who was shot and killed while attending a Jason Aldean concert Sunday night, according to a close friend who was there at the time.

Brian MacKinnon, also of Anchorage, confirmed the death of what he called his "close friend" Monday morning, stating on social media that Murfitt "died in my arms."

"He is one of the happiest people I know," MacKinnon told Gray affiliate KTUU. "Always in a good mood, and was nothing less than my brother."

"The wrong person died," he said.