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Las Vegas Concert Shooting: Death Toll Rises To 50, More Than 200 Injured

The death toll at the Las Vegas concert last night has risen to 50 with at least 200 people injured according to reports. Dozens were killed in a shooting outside the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino after a gunman unloaded hundreds of rounds of ammo on a Las Vegas country music festival on Sunday night.

This insistent shooting is really taken a tool in America lately. Witnesses said shots were fired from an elevated hotel position. More than 100 people were wounded. There were 30,000 people in attendance at the event. 

According to LVMPD Sheriff Joe Lombardo, Off-duty police officers are among the dead. Their identities have not been released. Two police officers are also being treated for injuries with one officer in critical condition and the other has minor injuries. 

Reports suggest that the shooter is a 64yrs old male and his female companion has already been arrested. The 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, a resident of nearby Mesquite, Nevada, who opened fire on the festival taking place at Las Vegas Village from a room across the street in the Mandalay Bay Hotel shortly after 10pm. 

Officers say Paddock was shot and killed after they breached a room in the hotel, where he had stashed an 'arsenal' of weapons used during the massacre. 

Photo Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images 

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