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Las Vegas: What We Know

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A man lays on top of a woman as others flee the Route 91 Harvest country music festival grounds after a active shooter was reported on Oct. 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Here's what we know so far about the shooting in Las Vegas:

  • A gunman opened fire on a country music festival near the Mandalay Bay casino-hotel on the Las Vegas strip.
  • At least 50 people have been confirmed dead.
  • The gunman, identified as 64-year old Stephen Craig Paddock, was found dead in his hotel room.
  • Police found numerous firearms in the shooter's hotel room
  • The motive for the shooting is not known.
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