Fifty people were killed in what is being called the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history Sunday (Oct. 1) at the Route 91 Harvest festival.
According to the Las Vegas Metro Police Department, lone suspect Stephen Paddock, who is now dead, opened fire on the Las Vegas strip where the country music festival was taking place from the 32nd floor of his Mandalay Bay hotel room.
Anyone wishing to help is asked to donate blood for the more than 400 injured victims.
For those in the Las Vegas area, United Blood Services will start taking donations at 7 a.m. at two locations: 6930 W. Charleston in Las Vegas or 601 Whitney Ranch Drive in Henderson. Nevada's University Medical Center will also be hosting a blood drive in conjunction with United Blood Services at UMC’s Delta Point Building located at 901 N. Rancho Lane. For updates as to the exact time of the blood drive, click here.
If you are not in Las Vegas, help victims by donating blood to the American Red Cross. Click here for more information.
Steve Sisolak, Clark County Commission Chair from Las Vegas, has set up a GoFundMe page to raise funds to assist the victim' of the tragedy.