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At Least 50 Dead in Las Vegas Shooting

Over 400 more are reported to be injured following the incident at Route 91 Harvest Music Festival.

by Noisey Staff
Oct 2 2017, 1:06pm

Photo: David Becker/Getty Images

At least 50 people have been killed following a shooting at Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas. The Washington Post reports, per police officials, that over 400 people were injured and taken to local hospitals.

The BBC reports that a gunman, named by police as 64-year-old resident Stephen Paddock, opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel. It is the worst mass shooting in recent US history.

Police shot and killed Paddock. A second "person of interest," named as Marilou Danley, is being sought by police. VICE News are reporting on the situation and will be updating their story here.

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