Route 91 Harvest Fest releases statement in wake of mass shooting
In the wake of Sunday night's (10/1) deadly mass shooting at Las Vegas country music fest Route 91 Harvest Music Festival, the festival promoters have released an official statement. They write, "While we will try and move forward, we will never forget this day. We will NOT let hate win over LOVE. We will NOT be defeated by senseless violence. We WILL persevere, and honor the souls that were lost. Because it matters." You can read their full statement below.
The death toll is currently at 59, with over 500 others left injured. The suspect is 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, who police believe killed himself after the shooting. It is the most deadly mass shooting in modern US history.