Set up by Steve Sisolak, chairman of the Clark County (Nevada) Commission, the campaign already has surpassed its $500,000 goal and continues to accept donations. Funds raised will be used to provide relief and financial support to the victims and families of the tragedy.
A gunman, identified by authorities as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, opened fire on an estimated 22,000 concertgoers at a music festival in the city. Police said at least 10 rifles were in Paddock’s possession when he was found dead in a 32nd-floor room of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.
It marks the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.