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Tuesday, 03 Oct, 2017

Jason Aldean, the singer who was on stage for the last act of the festival when the shooting occurred, is scheduled to play a concert Saturday at the Mattress Firm Amphitheatre in Chula Vista. Charity Navigator says you should never donate over the phone, email or unknown social media pages, as these are easier for scammers to target. "It was like several rounds, hundreds of rounds".

Before the shooting had even stopped at the Route 91 Harvest Festival, people in the audience were rushing to help the wounded.

The gunfire came from a room high up in the Mandalay Bay, officials said.

But Red Cross is not accepting financial donations specifically in response to the shootings and is asking people to not collect and donate items such as stuffed animals, clothes, water and food, Burnett said. "I had like six people in my vehicle". If you're in a building, if you're in an outdoor venue, you've still got to know where the exits are if you have to get out of there in a hurry, know where things are.

"Everyone said "hit the floor" so everyone was literally laying on top of each other".

When he and his wife turned around, they saw a female who apparently took a bullet to the chest fall to the ground, McGrath said. It remained unknown this afternoon if those concerts would go forward as planned.

The Foreign Office is urging United Kingdom travellers in Las Vegas to let someone know they are safe following the gun massacre at an open-air music festival in which at least 58 people are now known to have died. Some described it as a killing field. That was just minutes before the shooting began.

This incident is a stark reminder that "If You See Something, Say Something".

"This man was not just a good man", Speyer said on Facebook. However, the need for blood is ongoing and blood donors will be most needed in the coming weeks to replenish the inventory used to treat victims.