AT THE SCENE

Photos: The Las Vegas shooting from the perspective of survivors and first responders

A gunman fired into a country music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada, last night, killing more than 50 and injuring hundreds. The suspect, identified by police as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, opened fire from the window of a room at the Mandalay Bay Resort, which overlooked the Route 91 music festival.

Video and pictures from the scene show confusion and terror at the indiscriminate attack, and the tense hours of emergency organizing and rescue that followed.

People react at gunshots heard at music festival in Las Vegas
People react at gunshots heard at a music festival in Las Vegas. (@RTBLECK via Instagram/Reuters)
Reported Shooting At Mandalay Bay In Las Vegas
People were running to escape gunfire at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)
Reported Shooting At Mandalay Bay In Las Vegas
People scramble for shelter at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)
Reported Shooting At Mandalay Bay In Las Vegas
A man lays on top of a woman as others flee the Route 91 Harvest country music festival grounds after a active shooter. (David Becker/Getty Images)
Reported Shooting At Mandalay Bay In Las Vegas
People flee the Route 91 Harvest country music festival grounds. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)
People wait in a medical staging area on October 2, 2017, after a mass shooting at a music festival in Las Vegas
People wait in a medical staging area on Oct. 2, 2017, after a mass shooting during a music festival in Las Vegas. (Reuters/Las Vegas Sun/Steve Marcus)
Las Vegas Shooting
Police run to cover at the scene of a shooting near the Mandalay Bay resort and casino. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Las Vegas Shooting
Police officers stand at the scene of a shooting near the Mandalay Bay resort and casino. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Las Vegas Shooting
Police officers take cover near the scene of a shooting near the Mandalay Bay resort and casino. (AP Photo/John Locher)
APTOPIX Las Vegas Shooting
A police officer takes cover behind a police vehicle. (AP Photo/John Locher)
APTOPIX Las Vegas Shooting
A woman sits on a curb at the scene of a shooting outside of a music festival along the Las Vegas Strip. (AP Photo/John Locher)
APTOPIX Las Vegas Shooting
Police officers advise people to take cover near the scene of a shooting near the Mandala. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Route 91 Harvest festival shooting
People stand on the street outside the Mandalay Bay hotel near the scene of the Route 91 Harvest festival. (Paul Buck/EPA)
Las Vegas Shooting
Police used a controlled explosion to get into the gunman’s room. (AP Photo/John Locher)
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