Jason Aldean Issues Statement After Las Vegas Tragedy

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More than 20 people were killed and 100 injured in a horrific shooting during the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas Sunday night, police said. Gunshots rang out as country star Jason Aldean was finishing his set on the the stage near the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. 

Video footage captured by some in attendance shows concert goers fleeing the scene and taking cover as “nonstop gunfire” rained down upon the crowd. More than 20 casualties and at least 100 injuries have been confirmed, most of which took place near the stage. 

Numerous country stars were in attendance including Jake Owen and Chris Young who posted chilling tweets during and after the shooting. 

Shortly after Jason Aldean’s rep confirmed that he was indeed safe, the heartbroken singer took to Instagram to post a brief message to his fans calling the events of the night “beyond horrific.”

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Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by this horrible tragedy. 

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