In the wake of deadliest mass shooting incident in the modern history of the U.S., the church leaders along with other Christian public figures have expressed deep sorrow over loss of precious lives. Details emerged that thus far at least 527 people were injured, whilst the death toll hit 60.
Benny Hinn Ministries expressed sorrow over the incident stating on Facebook: “There are no words to describe the horrific attack in Las Vegas. Please stop whatever you are doing and begin praying for the victims and those affected by this unimaginable attack.”
John Hagee Ministries posted: “Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by the horrific violence in Las Vegas.”
Joyce Meyer posted: “I am praying right now for the families of those who were killed last night in Las Vegas and for so many who were injured. I really want to encourage all of you this morning: do not let fear overcome you. Do not let it steal your trust in God! Love you all.”
“Join us in praying for the families of more than 50 people who were killed last night after a gunman opened fire at an outdoor music festival in Las Vegas. More than 200 others were injured in what’s being called the worst mass shooting in modern American history. As a result of this tragedy, many are grieving beyond belief and some are still fighting for their lives. Our prayer is that God will be a healer and a comforter; that His light will shine in these dark times,” posted Billy Graham Evangelistic Association.
The situation escalated as the hospitals in Lass Vegas were swamped by the casualties. It was the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, thus far, 60 people are confirmed dead while 527 were injured. Hospitals’ administrations reported that scores still in critical condition. 64-year-old, gunman Stephen Paddock, was a retired accountant shot himself dead when the police stormed his hotel room at the Mandalay Bay hotel casino.