Las Vegas Mourns After Nation’s Deadliest Modern Shooting

Tributes and vigils were held, flags flew at half-mast and President Donald Trump visited Las Vegas after the city experienced the worst mass shooting in modern American history. A gunman took aim at the audience of the Route 91 Harvest Festival late Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, leaving dozens of people dead and hundreds wounded.

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Signs and candles are displayed at a makeshift memorial set up across from the Las Vegas Village on Oct. 4, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump visit with survivor Natalie Vanderstay of Santa Clara, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, at the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada.
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump visit with survivor Tiffany Huizar of Santa Anna, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, at the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada.
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump visit with survivor Danae Gibbs of Cedar Park, Texas, and members of her family, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, at the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada.
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President Donald Trump listens to Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo during a meeting with first responders at the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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Signs and candles are displayed at a makeshift memorial set up across from the Las Vegas Village on Oct. 4, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Brandon Clack, a 21-year-old college student from La Palma, California, and his girlfriend Leslie Reynoso, 21, also of La Palma, describe the scene of a shooting the night before that killed dozens of concertgoers on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. Clack said he later learned that a young man in a group of about 30 people who traveled together from Orange County perished in the shooting.
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Mourners attend a candlelight vigil at the corner of Sahara Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard for the victims of Sunday night's mass shooting.
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Edrian Pateno, of Corona, California, lights candles at a makeshift memorial near the Mandalay Hotel on the Las Vegas Strip, in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Oct. 3, 2017.
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Celine Dion pledges proceeds from the show at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace to the victims' families of the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting on Oct. 3, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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A visitor to the National Mall at daybreak in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, walks past flags lowered to half-staff in honor of the victims killed in the Las Vegas shooting.
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The U.S. Capitol dome backdrops flags at half-staff in honor of the victims killed in the Las Vegas shooting as the sun rises on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, at the foot of the Washington Monument on the National Mall in Washington.
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Tel Aviv's municipality building is lit with the colors of the American flag in solidarity with victims of Las Vegas shooting in Tel Aviv, Israel, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017.
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The Empire State Building lights, normally lit in colors, were dimmed, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, in sympathy for the victims and others affected of the mass shooting in Las Vegas.
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Hundreds of people gather for a vigil on the Las Vegas strip for the victims of the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting on Oct. 2, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lone gunman Stephan Paddock, 64, of Mesquite, Nevada, opened fire on festival attendees leaving dozens dead and hundreds injured.
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Students from University of Nevada Las Vegas hold a vigil Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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Students from University of Nevada Las Vegas hold a vigil Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, in Las Vegas.
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Mourners attend a candlelight vigil at the corner of Sahara Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard for the victims of Sunday night's mass shooting, Oct. 2, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Rosa and Alan Duarte become emotional during a vigil at City Hall in Las Vegas, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. The vigil was held in honor of the over 50 people killed and hundreds injured in a mass shooting at an outdoor music concert late Sunday.
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James Cabrera sits at a slot machine in the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, Monday, Oct 2, 2017. Cabrera and his wife, Sonia Pena, drove to Las Vegas from La Habra, California, overnight after their 21-year-old daughter Jessica called them from the music festival. Jessica yelled, "They're shooting at us. People are falling, I love you!," Cabrera recalled. Later they learned their daughter escaped unharmed and hid in a bathroom overnight at the MGM hotel until morning.
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People attend a candlelight vigil at Las Vegas City Hall Oct. 2, 2017, after a gunman killed dozens of people and wounded hundreds others when he opened fire on a country music concert in Las Vegas, Nevada late Oct. 1, 2017.
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Nine-year-old Alexander Wells is hugged by his grandmother at a candlelight vigil at Las Vegas City Hall Oct. 2, 2017. Alexander had friends who were injured in another shooting recently and insisted on attending this vigil, according to his family.
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A fan holds a "Praying for Vegas" sign before the first half of an NFL football game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Washington Redskins, in Kansas City, Missouri, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017.
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