Harry Styles, Britney Spears and other Hollywood celebrities react on the ‘horrific’ Las Vegas shooting – Several celebrities took to Twitter to express their grief on the mass shooting that took place in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Country singer Jason Aldean, who was performing near the end of the Route 91 Harvest Festival when a mass shooting happened, says it was beyond horrific. On Monday, Aldean took to Instagram to comment on the incident that happened on Sunday night, reports hollywoodreporter.com.
His post entitled “Pray for Las Vegas” came just before police said 20-plus people were killed and 100-plus injured by a local gunman. “Tonight has been beyond horrific. I still don’t know what to say but wanted to let everyone know that me and my crew are safe,” Aldean said.
He continued: “My Thoughts and prayers go out to everyone involved tonight. It hurts my heart that this would happen to anyone who was just coming out to enjoy what should have been a fun night. #heartbroken #stopthehate.”
Britney Spears, Harry Styles and other Hollywood celebrities also took to Twitter to express their grief. Check out what they posted:
— Britney Spears (@britneyspears) October 2, 2017
The death toll later rose to more than 50, with over 200 injured. Police also said the gunman was dead, with officials searching for a female companion of his. The gunman was identified as Stephen Paddock, who had been at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino since Thursday. Authorities said it appears he fired guns from his room into the crowd at the Route 91 Harvest music festival.