Country star Jason Aldean is “heartbroken after the after “horrific” Las Vegas shooting, which ended the life of 50 people and injured 400. He was performing at the Route 91 Harvest Festival when the shooting took place.

The Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas turned into a massacre on Sunday, when a lone gunman opened fire, from Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The shooter, found dead on the 32nd floor of the building. The police identified him as Stephen Paddock, 64.

Even though, the Las Vegas shooting was suspected of being of a terrorist nature, and despite the fact that ISIS has claimed responsibility, American authorities have concluded that the man had no ties with any terrorist group whatsoever.

Nonetheless, terror was spread among those present at the festival and their families.

UPDATE: The latest figures show 58 dead and over 500 injured.

Jason Aldean, 40, who was performing at the Route 91 Harvest Festival, left a message on Instagram on the morning after the shooting. “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.”, the musician write. “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”

 

The show included performances from other country starts, like Jake Owen, Big & Rich, Luke Combs, and Dylan Scott. They all reacted on social media, either by letting their followers know that they were safe, or to express the shock that the incident has sent everyone into.

“Gun shots!!! Vegas. Pray to god. Love you guys. Love you Pearl”, was Jake Owen’s first text on Twitter.  He later added that he and his crew were safe.

 

“Active shooter at @Route91Harvest in Vegas. We’re safe. Love you guys”, tweeted Luke Combs.

 

“Prayers to everyone at @Route91Harvest in Las Vegas. We are ok, had literally just left for the airport. 🙏🏼 What is wrong with this world!!” wrote Dylan Scott.