Families and friends are grieving the loss of four victims killed in the Waffle House shooting near Nashville Sunday.
All four of the victims were in their 20s. The victims have been identified as Taurean Sanderlin, 29, Joe Perez, 20, DeEbony Groves, 21, and Akilah Dasilva, 23.
Sanderlin and Perez were both shot in the parking lot.
Sanderline was a Waffle House employee. A cousin of his wrote on Facebook, "We celebrate the life he lead and take refuge in the person he was. Again we are so appreciative [of the support] and it will carry my family through this dark time."
Perez was from Austin, Texas, but lived in Nashville, according to his Facebook page, and was working as a subcontractor for Daryl Flood Relocation & Logistics.
In April, Perez tweeted about receiving a bonus for being a well-reviewed employee.
"Feeling really high and accomplished," he tweeted after being named a "top three" employee from customer reviews.
Perez's mother posted a picture of her son on Facebook and asked for prayers, saying it was the hardest day of her life. "Me, my husband and sons are broken right now with this loss," Trisha Perez said in the post. "Our lives are shattered."
After shooting Sanderlin and Perez in the parking lot, the suspect, 29-year-old Travis Reinking, then went inside the Waffle House and opened fire.
Groves and Dasilva were shot inside the restaurant.
Groves was a student at Belmont University in Nashville. She was remembered as an exceptional student who made the Dean's list and a great basketball player.
"She was a brilliant young lady, very, very intelligent and a very hard worker," Gallatin High School basketball coach Kim Kendrick told The Tennessean.
Dasilva was a rap artist and music video producer who was a favorite among many independent musicians and record labels, The Tennessean reported. He was a student at Middle Tennessee State University and wanted to become a music engineer, his mother told CBS News.
Four others were injured in the shooting.