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Tragedy in Las Vegas: The Photos

At least 59 people are dead and 500 injured in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
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Country music start Jason Aldean was performing Sunday night at the end of the three-day Route 91 Harvest Festival when a gunman identified as Stephen Paddock opened fire across the street from inside the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino. At least 50 people died and approximately 400 injured in what is the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history.

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A woman pushes a man in a wheelchair as concertgoers seek cover.

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A man and woman lie on the ground in the aftermath of the shooting.

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People seek cover after the gunman opened fire.

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Concertgoers caught in the melee scramble for shelter.

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Victims of the shooting lie on the ground.

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Jason Aldean performs Sunday night before a gunman opened fireĀ on the crowd.

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Police shut down the normally busy Las Vegas strip after the shooting.

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Tens of thousands of people flee the concert area.

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Concertgoers seek cover.

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A member of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

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People assist a wounded woman on Tropicana.

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A woman sits on a curb after the shooting.

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Members of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department point their guns at a car passing through the closed Tropicana Avenue.

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People tend to the wounded outside the festival grounds.

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Las Vegas police stand guard along the streets outside the Route 91 Harvest country music festival grounds.

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A man takes cover after apparent gunfire.

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Injured people are attended to at the intersection of Tropicana Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard.

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A man and woman take cover at the festival.

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A wounded woman is moved outside Tropicana Hotel.

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An injured woman being assisted at the Tropicana.

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Police run towards the shooting.

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Medical personnel outside the scene of the shooting

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Broken windows are seen on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino after a lone gunman opened fire on the country music festival.

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A body lays covered in the driveway of the Desert Rose resort on Reno Avenue in the aftermath of the mass shooting.

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People hug outside the Thomas & Mack Center.

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A funeral home van departs the Las Vegas concert grounds.

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A concertgoer makes a phone call while hiding inside the Sands Corporation plane hangar.

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Discarded personal items covered in blood are left in Kovaln Lane.

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People line up to donate blood at a special United Blood Services drive at a university medical center.

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A man and woman walk near the Las Vegas Strip shortly after sunrise.

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This story originally appeared on Esquire.com.

* Minor edits have been made by the Esquiremag.ph editors.

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