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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA  - The Las Vegas Police Department is reporting on the deadliest mass shooting in modern U. S. history. A Nevada sheriff says the death toll has climbed to 50 in the attack on a Las Vegas concert Sunday.

Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo says more than 400 people were wounded at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival on the Strip.

Authorities have identified the suspected gunman as Las Vegas resident Stephen Paddock.

Lombardo says officers confronted Paddock on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino across the street from the concert. Paddock is dead of an apparent self inflicted gunshot wound.

Authorities say they have located 62-year-old Marilou Danley, who was wanted as a person of interest in this incident.

The dead gunman is also believed to have checked in as a hotel guest.

President Donald Trump issued a tweet this morning saying, "My warmest condolences and sympathies to the victims and families of the terrible Las Vegas shooting. God bless you!"

Las Vegas Metroppolitan Police Department released this statement:

Las Vegas pd release about shooting



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