Mass shooting at las vegas music festival
UPDATE AT 10:30 a.m. | One woman at the music festival, Brianna, reported that about 45 minutes before the shooting, she saw a woman pushing her way forward into the front row of the concert venue.
“She started messing with another lady and told us that we were all going to die tonight,” Brianna said.
Brianna claims that the woman was then escorted out by security.
Brianna had left the concert and went to her room before the shooting began, but said she heard the shots going off from her room.
“We went back up to the room, and as soon as we reached the roomfrom the concert venue, we just heard constant shootings,” Brianna said. “At first we thought it was fireworks, but then it was — it was shooting.”
UPDATE AT 9:30 a.m. | 104 patients have been treated at UMC. 12 are in critical condition. Four are deceased. An unknown number have been released from the hospital.
UPDATE AT 9:15 a.m. | 180 patients have been treated at Sunrise Hospital. 14 patients have died.
UPDATE AT 9:00 a.m. | Sheriff Lombardo says they don’t know anything about the suspect’s actions leading up to the shooting, but hours of surveillance video footage will help determine what happened. Marilou Danley is still considered a person of interest but is out of the country.
SWAT officers fired their weapons after entering the suspect’s room, but the shooter had already killed himself prior to their arrival.
UPDATE AT 8:45 a.m. | FBI reports they have found no connection between the shooter and any terrorist groups.
UPDATE AT 8:40 a.m. | Sheriff Lombardo now reports at least 58 dead, 515 injured in Las Vegas shooting.
UPDATE AT 8:20 a.m. | Audio of Las Vegas emergency dispatch released. Click here to listen.
UPDATE AT 8:10 a.m. | Security personnel have lifted all restrictions on access to Mandalay Bay and other MGM Resorts.
UPDATE AT 8:05 a.m. | Doctors from outside the state are being brought in to aid victims
UPDATE AT 7:55 a.m. | President trump has ordered flags at half staff because of the shooting
UPDATE AT 7:45 a.m. | President Trump addressed the nation in response to the shooting in Las Vegas. He will visit the city on Wednesday.
UPDATE AT 7:30 a.m. | The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the shooting but has offered no evidence. Click here for more information.
UPDATE AT 7:20 a.m. | The Los Angeles Police Department has announced that a LAPD officer was injured in the shooting, but is expected to recover.
UPDATE AT 7:10 a.m. | UNLV Assistant Hockey Coach Nick Robone identified as a victim.
UPDATE AT 7:00 a.m. | A photo of the shooter, Stephen Paddock, has been released by his brother
UPDATE AT 6:30 a.m. | United Blood Services and UMC will be holding blood drives for victims of the shooting. Click here for more details.
UPDATE AT 6:10 a.m. | The brother of the shooter says he is dumbfounded by his actions. Click here for more details.
UPDATE AT 5:35 a.m. | A total of 406 people were transported to area hospitals. An off-duty LVMPD was killed in the shooting.
UPDATE AT 3:36 a.m. | Sheriff Joe Lombardo reports at least 50 people are dead and more than 200 are injured. Marilou Danley has been located as well as her vehicle.
UPDATE AT 3:18 p.m. | NBC News is reporting the shooter has been identified as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock.
UPDATE AT 3:15 a.m. | If you would like to donate blood, please contact the local American Red Cross at 702-791-3311.
UPDATE AT 2:15 a.m. | Police have released a photo of Marilou Danley. She is being sought for questioning. If you see her, call 911 immediately.
UPDATE AT 1:43 a.m. | Sherrif Joe Lombardo reports that at least 20 people are dead, and more than 100 are injured. Police say the shooting began at 10:08 p.m. on Sunday on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay. The suspect opened fire from his hotel room. He was a resident of Las Vegas.
The suspect is dead, and police are seeking his companion–a woman named Marilou Danley. Police say her player’s card was found inside the room. She is described as an Asian woman, 4’11” and 111lbs. Anyone with any information on her whereabouts is urged to call 911 immediately.
Police are seeking two vehicles of interest as well. The first car is described as a Hyundai Tuscon, Nevada plate 114B40. The second vehicle is a Chrysler Pacifica Touring, Nevada plate 79D401.
UPDATE AT 1:20 a.m. | Bakersfield Police Department reports one of their officers was shot during this incident. According to Associated Press, several officers from their department were in town attending the festival.
UPDATE AT 1 a.m. | Limited flights have resumed at McCarran. Police believe there are no remaining active shooters on Las Vegas Strip.
UPDATE AT 12:30 a.m. | LVMPD will brief media at 12:45 a.m.
UPDATE AT 12:18 a.m. | Facebook has activated their crisis response page for this incident. Check-in here.
UPDATE AT 12 a.m. | The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is reporting that one suspect is down. The investigation remains active. 2 people are confirmed dead, 24 injured and 12 are in critical condition.
UPDATE AT 11:48 p.m. | Flights in and out of McCarran have been temporarily halted. Some flights were also diverted. Click here for flight status updates.
UPDATE AT 11:34 p.m. | Witnesses say a shooter let off multiple rounds at the Mandalay Bay at the conclusion of the Harvest Music Festival. Initial shots were reported around 10:30 p.m.
LAS VEGAS (KSNV) – There are reports of multiple people shot Sunday night at the Route 91 Harvest Festival on the Las Vegas Strip.
Several people have been sent to UMC Trauma. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has closed traffic from Tropicana Avenue to Russell Road. The public is asked to avoid the area at this time.
News 3 is working to gather more information. Check back for updates.
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