UPDATE: Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas Is a GUN-FREE Zone
The Las Vegas shooter was identified as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock from Mesquite, Nevada.
50 dead in mass shooting at Country Western concert!
A gunman opened fire on the crowd of concertgoers at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival next to the Mandalay Bay Casino in Las Vegas. At least 20 people are reported dead with 100 injured.
The sold out event with many of the biggest names in country music was in progress when shots were fired. Videos of the event show the concert in progress and then suddenly multiple gun shots from an automatic weapon being fired.
The shooter Stephen Paddock was killed in the shooting.
He was firing from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel.
The Route 91 Harvest festival is a gun-free zone.
That explains why no one in the crowd of country music fans was shooting back at the mass killer.
The only windows broken were the windows the shooter was firing from.
Here are the rules from the festival.
And it Vegas has strict concealed carry permit regulations.