Authorities in #LasVegas say at least 50 dead, 200+ injured as a result of last night's mass shooting
The sole gunman was later killed by police and is being identified as 64-year-old local resident Stephen Paddock. Police say they located a companion of the shooter named Marilou Danley who is being questioned in the investigation. Witnesses reported seeing muzzle flashes from upper floors of the hotel and the sound of automatic gun fire. This marks the deadliest mass shooting in the U.S.
Las Vegas Sheriff Lombardo provides the phone number for people to get information about loved ones. Q...1-866-535-5654
Facebook has activated its crisis response page for people in Las Vegas. People are urged to check in as "safe" via Facebook to let loved ones know they are alive. Anyone in the area of the Las Vegas strip will see the check-in button once they log into the app on their smartphones.