At Least 58 Dead, 515 Injured In Las Vegas Shooting

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The death toll keeps rising as this is now the deadliest shooting in United States history.

As of 11:30am on Monday at least 58 people are dead and more than 515 have been injured in a mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas.  Jason Aldean was performing at the time.

Police confirm the suspect, Stephen Paddock has died.  It is believed the gunman was positioned in a hotel room on the 32nd floor, shooting high-powered weapons from above the crowd.

Police have located the shooter’s female companion, Marilou Danley.  They are asking people to stay away from the Strip at this time.

If you’re looking to reach someone in the Las Vegas area, please call 1-866-535-5654.

Facebook has set up a crisis response page to help people establish whether their loved ones are safe.

Please check back for more updates as they become available.

 

 

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