A gunman at a Las Vegas hotel on sunday night opened fire and killed at least 50 and over 400 people severely injured and rushed to area hospitals.
Officials stated it, one of the deadlist mass shootings in the history of United States.
NBC News writes that, the shooter opened fire from his room on the 32nd floor of a glitzy hotel. He is identified by law enforcement officials as Stephen Paddock, 64, of Mesquite, Nevada.
Police said they found multiple weapons in his hotel room. In their statement, police said that “Paddock opened fire on the crowd of around 22,000 people at the Mandalay Bay at approximately 10:08 pm, after officers responded to the call and breached his room, they found the suspect dead”.
The shooting is not suspected to be any connection with international terrorist groups.
The fire was started while performer Jason Aldean who was named the Academy of Country Music’s Entertainer of the Year in April 2017, onstage performing on the final night of the three-day Route 91 Harvest festival at the Las Vegas Village when the first shots rang out.
President Donald Trump tweeted his condolenses.
Police requested families looking to locate missing loved ones to call 1-866-535-5654.