President Trump Has Been Briefed on Las Vegas, Offers Condolences

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Posted: Oct 02, 2017 7:30 AM
President Trump Has Been Briefed on Las Vegas, Offers Condolences

President Trump has been briefed on the massacre in Las Vegas which took place late Sunday night at a Jason Aldean concert. 

“The President has been briefed on the horrific tragedy in Las Vegas. We are monitoring the situation closely and offer our full support to state and local officials. All of those affected are in our thoughts and prayers,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Monday morning. 

He has offered condolences for the victims as the death toll, now at 50 people, keeps rising. It is now the worst mass shooting in U.S. history. More than 200 people have been severely injured. 

In a nightmare scenario, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock shot down on the crowd from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel. He was shot dead by authorities. Paddock lived in Las Vegas and authorities are executing a search warrant on his home.