An ambulance leaves the concert venue after a mass shooting at a music festival on the Las Vegas Strip
An ambulance leaves the concert venue after a mass shooting at a music festival on the Las Vegas Strip
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At least 50 people have died and more than 200 injured after a gunman opened fire on crowds at a country music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The gunman has been identified by authorities as Stephen Paddock of Nevada, and was reportedly taken down at the scene by police.

Many of the injured are currently being treated various hospitals around Las Vegas.

One of the most useful ways residents can help the victims is by replenishing the supply of blood in the city.

Calls for donations have gone out on Twitter from various people.

If you are in the area and are an eligible blood donor, here are some of the places you will hopefully be able to give blood today.

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