Las Vegas: Nearly 59 people died and over 200 wounded in a firing that took place on Monday at a music concert. The cops later attacked the attacker. As per Las Vegas Metro Police Sheriff Joseph Lombardo, the death toll may increase.
The attacker started gunfire at 10.30 p.m on Sunday into the outside music festival from the 32nd floor of Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino at the time when singer Jason Aldean was performing during the concert. The accused was found as 64-year-old local resident Stephen Paddock.
US President Donald Trump shared a tweet showing his kindness to those trapped in the Las Vegas attack.
“My heartfelt pity and empathy to the individuals and kins of the dreadful Las Vegas gunfire. God bless you!,” he wrote. As per Lombardo, Off-duty police officers lost their lives while two other officials were also sent to the hospital for treatment.
“We listen to what sounded like firecrackers started off. After that, suddenly we heed what sounded like a machine gun. Individual began shouting that they were strike … when we began coming out there were possibly a pair hundred on the ground,” affirmed Meghan Kearney.
“Individuals kept dropping and dropping … People were getting shot one foot away from us,” another victim said. “They were trying to save their friends. There were firing everywhere. Assisting them would’ve meant that we got gunned down too.” It added.
To assist the victims, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and his Danish counterpart Lars Løkke Rasmussen wrote.