A growing chorus of celebrities are joining country music stars in "praying for Vegas" after Sunday's deadly mass shooting at an outdoor country music concert in the city.
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At least 58 people were killed and more than 500 others injured when a gunman opened fire from the nearby Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. Officials said the gunman killed himself.
Shots erupted as Jason Aldean, the headliner, was playing.
Aldean, who scrambled to safety, later posted on social media an image of Las Vegas with the words "Pray for Las Vegas."
Tonight has been beyond horrific. I still dont know what to say but wanted to let everyone know that Me and my Crew are safe. My Thoughts and prayers go out to everyone involved tonight. It hurts my heart that this would happen to anyone who was just coming out to enjoy what should have been a fun night. #heartbroken #stopthehate
Since then, the hashtag "#prayforvegas" has been trending on Twitter. Here are some of the stars tweeting about the tragedy in Las Vegas.
I can’t wrap my head around the atrocity in Vegas. Sending my heart and deepest regrets to the families and friends affected. #prayforvegas— Neil Patrick Harris (@ActuallyNPH) October 2, 2017
Gladys Knight, a resident of the city, was heartbroken.
Horrified to hear about the shooting in #LasVegas. My thoughts are with the victims and their families. Praying for everyone's safety ????— Mariah Carey (@MariahCarey) October 2, 2017
She was joined by many other celebrities.
Woke up to the most devastating news about Las Vegas. I’m praying for everyone in Las Vegas!— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) October 2, 2017
Smh it was never this bad. Places u go to enjoy have become so unsafe!??Prayers 4 those in Las Vegas who was there & the victims families????— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) October 2, 2017
Woke up to the heartbreaking news from Las Vegas, my thoughts are with everyone and their families. Love. H— Harry Styles. (@Harry_Styles) October 2, 2017
I'm speechless.. this is so terrible.. my heart sits heavy & my thoughts go out to everyone affected in Vegas. Pls be safe. #PrayForVegas— Jake Paul (@jakepaul) October 2, 2017
My heart breaks...biggest mass shooting in US history. Praying for Las Vegas.— Kourtney Kardashian (@kourtneykardash) October 2, 2017
Sending so many prayers to the victims that were affected by this tragedy in Las Vegas. My heart goes out to you all. #PrayingforVegas— Kevin Hart (@KevinHart4real) October 2, 2017
Woke up to hear about the tremendous loss of life & thinking about all the loved ones heartbroken & devastated. Love & Light & prayers ????????— Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) October 2, 2017
Don't even know what to say. To be in Vegas while this is happening, brings a pain to my heart. My team and I are safe Thank God! Prayers up— Trey Songz (@TreySongz) October 2, 2017
Saying a prayer for all the victims & their loved ones, also for the residents & visitors of Las Vegas! This was a horrific act of terror!!— Rihanna (@rihanna) October 2, 2017
Some stars, like Ariana Grande, got political in their response. Twenty-two people were killed by a terrorist at the singer's concert in Manchester, England this past May.
My heart is breaking for Las Vegas. We need love, unity, peace, gun control & for people to look at this & call this what it is = terrorism.— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) October 2, 2017
Dear @realDonaldTrump, the people of Las Vegas don't need your hashtags and empty tweets about "warmest condolences". They need action.— Emmy Rossum (@emmyrossum) October 2, 2017
Sports stars, including Chris Paul, Isaiah Thomas and Victor Cruz, tweeted as well.