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Reported Shooting At Mandalay Bay In Las Vegas

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More than 50 are dead and 200 wounded after a lone gunman shot hundreds of bullets into an outside concert in Las Vegas, Nevada, The New York Times reports.

Fans were attending an outdoors country music concert at around 10:08pm near Mandalay Bay Casino when the sound of gun shots sharply cut through the music.

Several SWAT teams rushed to the area and killed the suspect shortly before 12:00am.

In the aftermath, 50 people were killed and more than 200 injured, Sheriff Joseph Lombardo of Clark County told press early Monday morning. The gunman was identified at 64-year-old Stephen Paddock. Authorities are also searching for a possible female companion to the shooter, Marilou Danley.

Officials have marked this tragic incident the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.

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