The death toll has risen dramatically following what can only be described as a massacre Las Vegas. Authorities are now saying at least 50 people are dead and more than 200 injured after a gunman opened fire on a crowd of concertgoers across from the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The attack is now being called the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.
The shooter is being identified as a 64 year old local man by the name of Stephen Paddock. Police say they located a companion of the shooter named Marilou Danley who is being questioned in the investigation.
Facebook has activated its crisis response page for people in Las Vegas. People are urged to check in as "safe" via Facebook to let loved ones know they are alive. Anyone in the area of the Las Vegas strip will see the check-in button once they log into the app on their smartphones.
Some flights at Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport are being delayed following the mass shooting. Airport officials say several flights have been diverted to other airports as a precaution. Flights are expected to be delayed until Monday evening.