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Las Vegas Shooting: Photos Capture Chaos of Concert Massacre

More than 50 people were killed when a gunman opened fire into a music festival from the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel.

People scramble for cover after gunfire was heard at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival grounds on Oct. 1 in Las Vegas. 

A lone gunman opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel in the worst mass shooting in modern American history. 

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A man lays on top of a woman as others flee the festival grounds. 

 

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A pair of cowboy boots lies in the street outside the concert venue. 

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People run from the scene after gunfire was heard.

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A police officer takes cover behind a police vehicle during the shooting. 

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Concertgoers run from the festival after gunfire was heard. David Becker / Getty Images

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police and medical workers stand in the intersection of Tropicana Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard South after the shooting. 

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Concertogers run for cover. 

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Police officers advise people to take cover near the scene. John Locher / AP

A woman sits on a curb at the scene of the shooting. 

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A woman pushes a man in a wheelchair away from the scene. 

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Las Vegas police stand guard outside the festival grounds. 

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People tend to victims outside the festival grounds. David Becker / Getty Images
A young woman checks her phone while hiding inside the Sands Corporation plane hangar with other concertgoers. Powers Imagery / AP
A body lies under a sheet as fire and rescue personnel gather at the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and Tropicana Ave. Ethan Miller / Getty Images
A woman cries while hiding inside the Sands Corporation plane hangar after the shootings. Powers Imagery / AP
People wait in a medical staging area. Steve Marcus / Reuters
A wounded woman is moved outside the Tropicana on the Las Vegas Strip. Chase Stevens / Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP

A police helicopter circles the Mandalay Bay and Luxor hotels. 

 

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People are directed to rides outside the Thomas & Mack Center after the shooting. Ethan Miller / Getty Images
Drapes billow out of broken windows at the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on Monday. The gunman was found dead inside a room at the hotel. John Locher / AP

The shooter, Stephen Craig Paddock, fired shot from two rooms at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

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