More Than 50 Dead After Shooting At Country Music Festival [Video]
[Updated 05:45 CDT] Officials in Las Vegas now say that more than 50 people are dead and at least 200 have been injured in this incident. The shooter has been identified as 64 year old Stephen Paddock. Paddock a white male is described as being a resident of Las Vegas
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[Original Story] An evening of music on the Las Vegas strip has turned deadly. As of 4 AM CDT authorities in Las Vegas are reporting 20 people are dead and over 100 hundred have been injured.
The Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival was being staged at Mandalay Bay Hotel on the Las Vegas strip. Officials believe the gunman open fire on the crowd across the street shortly after 10 PM from the 32nd floor of the hotel.
A witness told the Los Angeles Times that country star Jason Aldean was about 20 minutes into his set when the gunfire started.
Aldean was quickly pulled off the stage and was not injured.
Authorities say the gunman was killed when a SWAT team burst into the room that he was firing from. Police believe the man was acting alone.
The investigation into this incident is continuing. There will be further updates as information becomes available.