"Kobe always meant something special to me:" Wisconsin mourns Kobe Bryant


SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN (CBS 58) -- Sports organizations, athletes, and fans all over southeast Wisconsin are reacting to the unexpected passing of NBA superstar Kobe Bryant.

He was just 41-years-old and while the identities of the other 8 people on board have not yet been officially confirmed, TMZ is reporting that Kobe's 13-year-old daughter Gianna Maria Onore was one of the victims.

On Sunday evening the Grammy Awards were held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, the home of the Lakers. CBS 58 caught up with Danny Gokey and Tierney Sutton who both have ties to Wisconsin. They commented on the loss of Bryant:

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