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Emerging: More than 50 dead in Las Vegas shooting, America's worst Emerging: More than 50 dead in Las Vegas shooting, America's worst
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At least 50 people have been killed in a mass shooting at a concert in Las Vegas. At least 50 people have been killed in a mass shooting at a concert in Las Vegas.
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<strong>More than 50 people were killed and over 200 injured in a mass shooting at a concert in Las Vegas, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. The death toll makes the incident the <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/live/2017/oct/02/las-vegas-two-dead-in-mandalay-bay-casino-shooting-latest-updates">deadliest</a> mass shooting in U.S. history.</strong> <strong>More than 50 people were killed and over 200 injured in a mass shooting at a concert in Las Vegas, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. The death toll makes the incident the <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/live/2017/oct/02/las-vegas-two-dead-in-mandalay-bay-casino-shooting-latest-updates">deadliest</a> mass shooting in U.S. history.</strong>
https://twitter.com/LVMPD/status/914801856185999361 https://twitter.com/LVMPD/status/914801856185999361
The gunman fired from the <a href="https://apnews.com/4eeaef2efced49698855d13830de3327/Shooting-on-Las-Vegas-Strip-kills-20,-wounds-more-than-100">32nd</a> floor of a Las Vegas Strip casino into an open-air music festival nearby. The country musical festival, Route 91 Harvest, was <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/oct/02/las-vegas-shooting-what-we-know-so-far">attended by 40,000</a>. The gunman fired from the <a href="https://apnews.com/4eeaef2efced49698855d13830de3327/Shooting-on-Las-Vegas-Strip-kills-20,-wounds-more-than-100">32nd</a> floor of a Las Vegas Strip casino into an open-air music festival nearby. The country musical festival, Route 91 Harvest, was <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/oct/02/las-vegas-shooting-what-we-know-so-far">attended by 40,000</a>.
Police said the attacker was shot and killed by officers. Earlier, Sheriff Joseph Lombardo of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department<a href="https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-usa-lasvegas-shooting/at-least-20-killed-at-shooting-rampage-at-las-vegas-concert-idUKKCN1C70FZ"> described</a> the suspect as being a local man who acted alone. Police said the attacker was shot and killed by officers. Earlier, Sheriff Joseph Lombardo of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department<a href="https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-usa-lasvegas-shooting/at-least-20-killed-at-shooting-rampage-at-las-vegas-concert-idUKKCN1C70FZ"> described</a> the suspect as being a local man who acted alone.
NBC News, citing law enforcement officials, named the man as <a href="https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/las-vegas-police-investigating-shooting-mandalay-bay-n806461">Stephen Paddock</a>, 64. Police did not publicly identify the shooter or offer any information on a potential motive.  
Police <a href="https://twitter.com/LVMPD/status/914782708831625216">said they are looking to question a woman named Marilou Danley</a> in relation to the investigation. Police have located two cars thought to have belonged to the suspect. Police <a href="https://www.lvmpd.com/en-us/Press%20Releases/PO%20235%2010-02-17.pdf">confirmed</a> the attacker as Stephen Paddock, 64. Police did not publicly identify the shooter or offer any information on a potential motive.
  Police earlier <a href="https://twitter.com/LVMPD/status/914782708831625216">said they were looking to question a woman named Marilou Danley</a> in relation to the investigation. However, CNN and Fox News <a href="https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-usa-lasvegas-shooting/at-least-50-dead-more-than-400-hurt-in-las-vegas-concert-attack-idUKKCN1C70FZ">have reported</a> police forces now regard her as unrelated to the case.
  Police have also located two cars thought to have belonged to the dead suspect.
Donald Trump tweeted: “My warmest condolences and sympathies to the victims and families of the terrible Las Vegas shooting. God bless you!” Donald Trump tweeted: “My warmest condolences and sympathies to the victims and families of the terrible Las Vegas shooting. God bless you!”
https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/914810093874671617 https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/914810093874671617
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