Police still can't say why 21-year-old Marcell Travon Willis walked into a Grand Forks Wal-Mart Supercenter on May 26 and opened fire on employees, killing one and injuring another before turning the gun on himself.
The suicide of a Pennsylvania veteran last week in the parking lot at the Pittsburgh Veterans Affairs' H.J. Heinz facility in O'Hara was tragic because she was a young woman who seemed to have much to look forward to.
Don Tipton doesn't know exactly where he'll be on the 22nd of each month. But he plans to always be standing in a high-traffic area, holding a sign to show support for his fellow veterans — and to raise awareness of their risk for suicide.