A GoFundMe page to raise money for families of the victims of Sunday night’s shooting in Las Vegas which killed 59 has raised over $2,936,797.
The page, set up by Clark County Commission Chair Steve Sisolak from Las Vegas, has already raised $2,936,797 of its $3.5million goal as of 1.50am EST Tuesday, with the Oakland Raiders donating a massive $50,000.
Sisolak said: ‘The funds will be used to provide relief and financial support to the victims and families of the horrific Las Vegas mass shooting.’
The Oakland Raiders pictured here at preseason NFL football game at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum have donated $50,000 to a GoFundMe page for the Las Vegas victims of the mass US shooting that happened Sunday evening
The Oakland Raiders, who are set to relocate to Las Vegas within the next few years, released a statement Monday about the attack: ‘The heart of the Raider Nation goes out to Las Vegas’
A GoFundMe page to raise money for families of the victims of Sunday night’s shooting in Las Vegas which killed 59 has raised $2,936,797 of its $3.5million goal, with the Oakland Raiders donating a massive $50,000
The catastrophic evening, which saw Stephen Paddock kill 59 people and injure 527 as he shot from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay, has left hundreds of families grief-stricken, which is why Sisolak started the page.
The Oakland Raiders, who are set to relocate to Las Vegas within the next few years, released a statement Monday about the attack.
‘The Raiders family is shocked and saddened by the tragedy in Las Vegas and our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, families and first responders,’ the team said in a statement.
Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo (L) briefs members of the media outside Metro Police headquarters early Monday with Clark County Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak (R) who started the GoFundMe page for the Las Vegas victims
People hug and cry outside the Thomas & Mack Center after the mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival on Sunday evening
‘The heart of the Raider Nation goes out to Las Vegas,’ they concluded.
Sisolak also said: ‘Thank you everyone for your donations. Please keep sharing this with your family and friends.’
After Paddock unleashed hundreds of bullets on the innocent concertgoers at the country music festival, a SWAT Team blew open the door to the Las Vegas suite he was using as a sniper nest, but he’d already shot himself.
A woman sits on a curb at the scene of a shooting outside of the music festival along the Las Vegas Strip
People were seen attending a vigil in honor of the victims from Sunday night’s shooting
People paid their respects to the victims affected by Sunday night’s deadly shooting
Cops recovered 23 guns, some with scopes, two with tripods – he had apparently used automatic rifles.
He also had 19 other guns, as well as explosives and as-yet-undetermined electronic devices, at his home.
Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo has said the hundreds of people who were wounded were taken to five southern Nevada hospitals.
Meanwhile, police remained out in force on the Las Vegas strip as day broke on the horror aftermath of the concert shooting, manning road blocks as official vehicles ferried bodies from the festival grounds.
Two girls can be seen embracing one another as they support each other through the tragedy