Las Vegas Strip To Go Dark To Honor Victims of Mass Shooting

The iconic Las Vegas Strip will go darkish on Monday evening to recollect the victims  Route 91 Harvest Festival. Tomorrow marks the anniversary the deadliest mass taking pictures in US historical past — as one man singlehandedly killed 58 folks and wounded over 400 extra.

Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak commented on behalf the town. “Quite a bit folks have most likely put it out their minds,” he . “The anniversary goes to carry up so much emotions, good and dangerous.”

On October 1, 2017, hundreds music followers from throughout had been gathered on the Las Vegas strip for Route 91 Harvest Festival. Country’s Jason Aldean was shutting issues down when round 10:05 pm, Stephen Paddock sprayed bullets down from his lodge room on the 32nd flooring Mandalay Bay. Ten minutes and greater than 1,000 rounds ammunition later, the taking pictures stopped at 10:15 pm. Paddock then turned the gun on himself earlier than police swarmed the room.

The marquees all alongside the Las Vegas Strip will go darkish tomorrow to mark the primary anniversary for the reason that horrific occasion. At 10:05 pm, the victims’ identify will likely be learn in a ceremony at Community Healing Garden, a memorial website downtown.

Governor Brian Sandoval additionally ordered flags throughout the state to fly at half workers on Monday. “The folks Nevada will always remember this tragic day, and maintain the victims the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival of their ideas and prayers,” he .