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UPDATED – 58 Killed, 500 Injured, Including 2 Manitoban’s, at Las Vegas Mass Shooting

UPDATE @ 11:40AM

LAS VEGAS, NV. –  Las Vegas Police have released that the number of people killed has now reached 58 and the number of injured has increased to more than 500.

In the Reuters News video below, Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo told reporters that 58 people were known to have died after Sunday night’s shooting attack in Las Vegas. Despite earlier claims of responsibility by Islamic State, the FBI’s Aaron Rouse said “no connection to an international terrorist group,” had been determined.

Kevin Klein, MyToba News

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UPDATED @ 9:15AM

WINNIPEG, MB. – Two Manitoban’s were injured during the shootings in Las Vegas last night.

It is reported that Jody Ansell from Stonewall, now living in Vancouver, was shot in the arm. She is in good condition and to be released from hospital shortly. The other Manitoban injured is Jan Lambourne of Teulon, a friend of Jody’s. Jan was shot in the stomach, has undergone surgery and remains in hospital at this time.

MyToba News will continue to follow the story and provide details as they become available.

Kevin Klein, MyToba News 

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LAS VEGAS, NV. – Last night, more than 20,000 country music fans at an outdoor concert became the target of a 64-year-old man in what is now the deadliest shooting in US history.

Here is what we know at this time, 50 people were killed and more than 400 hundred people have been injured. The shooter was firing on the crowd from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel. It is being reported the shooter took his own life.

The above Reuters News video was posted on Twitter and captures the moment the gunman opens fire from a hotel room onto the crowd.

It is now being reported that more than 400 people were rushed to area hospitals with various injuries resulting from the mass shooting and the stampede that occurred as people fled for their lives.

There are many reports that the gunman, was 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, from Nevada.

Police are telling media that they found several weapons, including 10 rifles, inside his room. Click the video below to hear police speak about the event.

MyToba News will continue to follow this story and provide updates as they are received.

Kevin Klein, MyToba News

Video – Reuters News

Kevin Klein is President and CEO of MyToba News. The former publisher and CEO of the Winnipeg Sun, Kevin has spent several years in Canadian media working in newspapers, radio and television. A proud and passionate citizen of Winnipeg and Manitoba, Kevin is excited to bring you news, pictures and information on the many wonderful charity groups in our province. If you have an event you want us to know about, email Kevin at kevin@mytoba.ca and follow him on Twitter @kevinkleinwpg.
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