Trump offers condolences to victims of Las Vegas concert shooting

Last Updated: Mon, Oct 02, 2017 18:32 hrs
Las Vegas shooting

Police stand at the scene of a shooting along the Las Vegas Strip. Image: AP

Washington: President Donald Trump has offered his condolences and sympathies to the families of the victims of Sunday night's Las Vegas concert shooting in which at least 50 persons lost their lives and over 200 persons were injured.

President Trump, in his tweet, said, "My warmest condolences and sympathies to the victims and families of the terrible Las Vegas shooting. God bless you!"

Las Vegas concert is the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

The tragic shooting incident took place at a country music festival opposite the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Resort on the Las Vegas Strip.

Shots were fired from the 32nd floor of the resort.

The concert shooting suspect Stephen Paddock, a 64-year-old local resident has been killed by the police.

The police have also tracked down Paddock's female companion, Marilou Danley.

Two on-duty LVMPD officers were injured during the shooting.

One is in stable condition after surgery and the other has sustained minor injuries.

Victims with gunshot wounds are being treated at One Las Vegas hospital. (ANI)

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