City pauses to remember 1-October shooting

Governor proclaims today "Vegas Strong Day"

Mitch Kelly
October 01, 2020 - 9:49 am
Southern Nevada came together Thursday morning to remember the victims of the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting on the 3rd anniversary of the event.

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Las Vegas, NV (KXNT) - Southern Nevada came together Thursday morning to remember the victims of the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting on the 3rd anniversary of the event.

A sunrise ceremony was held down at the Clark County Government Center, with Governor Steve Sisolak and Metro Sheriff Joe Lombado in attendance.

Sisolak proclaimed Thursday as "Vegas Strong Day" in Nevada.

Speaking to the crowd at the sunrise ceremony, the sheriff said that two recent deaths would be added to the 58 fatalities from the shooting, bringing the official total up to 60.

Thursday night at 10:05 (the time that the 1-Octiber shooting began), there will be a reading of the names of the victims of the shooting. That event is not open to the public, but can be streamed virtually through a number of social media and internet outlets