Believe it or not some people are saying they are tired of the “peaceful protest” on Sunday afternoons when watching their football. It seems that the “take a knee” protest have been the headlines on Monday mornings for the last 4 Mondays but not today. This Monday the world is talking about the mass shooting in Las Vegas. Here is how the turn of events broke down.
2:01 AM PT — Police have confirmed investigators are looking for Marilou Danley — the person of interest who is a reported companion of the lone wolf shooter. She’s an Asian woman who’s about 4’11” and is thought to weigh about 111 lbs. LVMPD released a photo of her. Cops are also looking for 2 vehicles with Nevada plates, both of which are registered to the shooter.
1:40 AM PT — Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo held a press conference, and confirmed there are 20-plus people dead and over 100 people injured. The one shooter who was killed is believed to be a Las Vegas local. He is also thought to be a lone wolf attacker. Police are looking for one other person of interest, a woman who is the shooter’s companion. He also said reports of multiple shooters and explosions were not accurate. Lombardo also said some off-duty officers were among the dead.
1:28 AM PT — An off-duty Bakersfield, CA police officer was shot during the gunfire. He’s being treated for non-life threatening injuries, according to the Bakersfield Police Department.
1:07 AM PT — The Las Vegas Review-Journal is reporting that at least 20 people are dead per a police source … and 24 others are injured, 12 of them critically. That number has not been confirmed by authorities as of yet.
12:58 AM PT — SWAT teams were reportedly sent to the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay, where the suspected shooter is believed to have been killed.
12:33 AM PT — Las Vegas Police say they do not believe there are any more shooters than just the one who went down … at least for now.
12:32 AM PT — Jason Aldean has confirmed he is safe after the gunfire broke out in the middle of his performance. Other country stars who performed at Route 91 Harvest are also starting to confirm they’re OK.
12:13 AM PT — Another casino in Vegas, New York New York, was reportedly also under fire during the initial attack.
12:02 AM PT — Las Vegas Police say one suspect is down, while noting the investigation is still active … and warning everyone to stay off the Vegas strip.
11:47 PM PT — At least 2 people are dead and at least 24 others are injured so far, according to reports.
Are thoughts and prayers to the family of all the victims in this terrible event.