Rhode Island officials are expressing their shock and sending condolences to Las Vegas, after at least 50 people were killed in a shooting at an outdoor country music festival.
Gov. Gina Raimondo says she and her husband are grief-stricken by the tragic news.
Sen. Jack Reed says his heart goes out to the victims, and he’s sending his thanks to the brave first responders.
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner says that with the news coming out of Las Vegas and Puerto Rico, he’s calling on people to look out for each other and “do our part to build a better world.”
More than 200 people were injured in the shooting. It was the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.