Prominent figures around the country go to social media after Vegas shooting


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Country music artist Jason Aldean was performing at the Route 91 Harvest Festival when shots fired from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay on Sunday, Oct. 1. 

Emily Clement

After the mass shooting in Las Vegas this morning, many prominent figures around the country went to Twitter to express their feelings and condolences:

Singer Chris Young, who had performed at the scene just before the shooting, also went to Twitter:

Also, an Instagram post from Jason Aldean who was performing at the scene at the time of the shooting:

“Tonight has been beyond horrific. I still dont know what to say but wanted to let everyone know that Me and my Crew are safe. 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”