Las Vegas Shooting Massacre: Celebrities and Politicians offer their Condolences and Prayers to the Victims through Twitter

by Waleed Babar

US recently experienced one of the deadliest mass shooting incident in its history! The unfortunate event happened on late Sunday, when a gunman opened fire on at least 22,000 people at a country music festival in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Shooting

An injured person is tended to in the intersection of Tropicana Ave. (Source: Getty Images)

Police claims the shooter was 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, described as a local man, who opened fire on the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas Village from a room across the street in the Mandalay Bay Hotel shortly after 10pm.

Las Vegas Shooting

Jason Aldean who was performing at the festival condemned the attack on his Instagram. (Source: Jason’s Instagram)

More celebrities and politicians took to Twitter to offer their condolences to those affected by the Las Vegas mass shooting massacre. Donald Trump and Melania offered their condolences and prayers early morning just after the horrible attack.

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Former US President, Barack Obama and 2016 Presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton also offered their condolences for the victims of the attack.

Las Vegas Shooting

Las Vegas Shooting

Khloe Kardashian was one of the first to post her thoughts about the Las Vegas Shooting.

Las Vegas Shooting

Las Vegas Shooting

Taylor Swift, Gigi Hadid and Harry Styles also took to Twitter to share their thoughts about the horrible attack.

Las Vegas Shooting

Las Vegas Shooting

Las Vegas Shooting

Ariana Grande also shared her a tweet about the attack. Back in May earlier this year, a bomb went off in Grande’s concert in Manchester, killing 23 people.

Lady Gaga also spoke about the Las Vegas massacre and brought up the movement on Gun Control.

Las Vegas Shooting

Las Vegas Shooting

Paris Hilton and Britney Spears also expressed their feelings and offered prayers and condolences for the affected.

Las Vegas Shooting

Las Vegas Shooting

UK’s Prime Minister, Theresa May and London’s Mayor, Sadiq Khan also offered condolences to the victims and their families.

Las Vegas Shooting

Las Vegas Shooting

Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook expressed his grief for the victims of the attack.

Las Vegas Shooting

Neil Patrick Harris and Ellen DeGeneres sent tweets of love and condolences to the people of Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Shooting

Las Vegas Shooting

3-time Formula One World Champion, Lewis Hamilton offered his prayers for the families affected by the tragedy.

Las Vegas Shooting

According to reports, the shooter has been identified as Stephen Paddock, a retired 64-year-old white man. He opened fire at people taking part in the country music festival with his automatic rifle from his hotel room.

58 people lost their lives and almost 500 got injured in the panic-induced stampede that followed. The deadliest shooting massacre in American history!



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