Celebrities React to the Deadly Las Vegas Concert Shooting on Social Media

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More than 50 people are dead and over 400 are injured following a deadly shooting that took place in Las Vegas, Nevada, last night. A lone shooter reportedly opened fire during Jason Aldean‘s concert at the Route 91 Harvest festival, near the Mandalay Bay Casino, at just after 10 p.m. local time on October 1. The New York Post reports that ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack.

“The Las Vegas attack was carried out by a soldier of the Islamic State and he carried it out in response to calls to target states of the coalition,” ISIS’ news agency Amaq said in a statement, according to Reuters. “The Las Vegas attacker converted to Islam a few months ago.”

Sheriff Joe Lombardo of the Las Vegas Police Department named the suspect as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, a local man who was shooting from his room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel.

“It was was a horror show,” concertgoer Ivetta Saldana told The Las Vegas Review-Journal. “People were standing around, then they hit the floor.”

Many celebrities, such as Logan Paul, Sia, and Tana Mongeau, who was born and raised in Vegas, reacted to the horrific incident on Twitter.

Jason Aldean took to Instagram to let his followers know that he and his crew were safe.

Our thoughts and prayers are with all affected by this tragedy.

We are still mourning the loss of the nine teens and one child who died in the Manchester terrorist attack about four months ago: