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At least 50 killed, 400 more wounded in Las Vegas concert shooting

Country music star Jason Aldean was performing Sunday night at the concert when the shooting happened. (Source: Jason Aldean via Instagram) Country music star Jason Aldean was performing Sunday night at the concert when the shooting happened. (Source: Jason Aldean via Instagram)

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A gunman perched high on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas Strip casino unleashed a shower of bullets down on an outdoor country music festival below, killing at least 50 people and injuring more than 400 as tens of thousands of frantic concert-goers screamed and ran for their lives, officials said Monday. It was the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

Country music star Jason Aldean was performing Sunday night at the end of the three-day Route 91 Harvest Festival when the gunman opened fire across the street from inside the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino. SWAT teams quickly descended on the concert and the casino, and officers used explosives to get into the hotel room where the suspect was inside, authorities said. The gunman died at the scene and was identified by Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo as Stephen Paddock, 64. A motive was not immediately known.

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