This is the deadliest shooting in modern history. At least 50 people have been killed and more than 400 wounded at a shooting in Las Vegas near Mandalay Bay. At least one off duty police officer was shot and several other off-duty Las Vegas police officers are among the people that were killed and injured.
This started around 10 p.m. at a country musical festival called “Route 91 Harvest Festival.” Jason Aldean was performing on stage when the shooter fired from the 32nd floor.
Tonight has been beyond horrific. I still dont know what to say but wanted to let everyone know that Me and my Crew are safe. My Thoughts and prayers go out to everyone involved tonight. It hurts my heart that this would happen to anyone who was just coming out to enjoy what should have been a fun night. #heartbroken #stopthehate
Officials say that police responded to reports of the shooting just after 10 p.m. and the suspect was fatally shot. Authorities found several weapons in main suspect, Stephen Paddock’s (64 years old) room. It is not clear yet what type of weapons were found.
The shooter’s roommate was Marilou Danley (62 years old). CNN reports that LVMPD has made contact with her and DO NOT believe she is involved with the shooting anymore.
HERE is the phone number if you’re trying to make sure your family/friends are safe!
Over 400 people have been taken to the hospital. Here are what some of the witnesses had to say…
LISTEN to Chad continue to update our listeners all morning long. The gunman checked in on September 28 and officials confirmed the amount of weapons found below…
President Trump will be delivering remarks about the shooting from the White House at 10:30 a.m. WATCH HERE!
President Donald Trump called the massacre “pure evil.” In his speech, he said he would visit Nevada City on Wednesday and that the entire nation is united in sadness, shock and grief.
WATCH his entire speech below…
Pictures show two windows at Mandalay Bay smashed. It’s believed that the shooter used something similar to a hammer and that he was staying in a suite, since both windows are blown out, allowing him to use either side.
There is a GoFundMe page for the victims that’s already raised millions thanks to celebrities like Mike Tyson, Kid Rock, Chainsmokers, Hoda Kotb, etc.
Lionel Richie has been confirmed as the final judge on American Idol! He’s joining Katy Perry and Luke Bryan and sources say he’s getting close to $10 million. Ryan Seacrest is between $10 million and $15 million, Luke at $13 million and Katy with the most at $25 million.
According to Rolling Stone, he said in a statement that he’s really excited to be joining Katy, Luke and Ryan Seacrest. “As a singer, songwriter and producer I feel I can bring a great deal of experience to the table. It’s going to be so much fun!”
Yesterday, O.J. Simpson was released from prison after nine years. “He left through a big blue door through the front gatehouse and exited quietly. He looked down because he didn’t want to be photographed. Our biggest concern was our safety and the public’s safety and not wanting anybody, paparazzi, to follow him.”
Florida Attorney General, Pam Bondi said he is NOT welcome in Florida.