Jake Owen, a popular country music performer, was at the Route 91 Harvest Festival when a shooting in Las Vegas started. How is the country music singer?
The country music singer is fine. Owen tweeted that he is OK:
He later clarified what happened.
His last tweet was just after 1 a.m. Eastern. He wrote: “Gun shotts!!! Vegas. Pray to god. Love you guys. Love you Pearl.” It’s not clear where he was at the time of the shooting.
Pearl is Jake’s daughter.
According to the schedule for the Route 91 Harvest concert, Owen was scheduled to begin performing at 8 p.m., after Luke Combs. Combs quickly reported that he was fine.
Jason Aldean was scheduled to perform after Owen at 9:40 p.m. The shooting began after 10 p.m.
The shooting started while people were at the concert, listening to a performance. Videos show people screaming and running as multiple gunshots were heard. The Las Vegas Metro Police tweeted that they were investigating reports of an active shooter near the Mandalay Bay Casino. At least 20 people died and 100 were injured.
People who were at the concert are sharing videos of the shooting. You can see one of those videos below. See Heavy’s story here for more videos.
According to scanner reports, multiple people were shot, including a police officer. The conditions or names of the victims aren’t known, and the name of the suspect has not yet been released. Tonight was the last night of the Route 91 Harvest country music festival.
Read more about the shooting in Heavy’s story below: