A new video has surfaced in the aftermath of the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas Sunday, showing people helping one another in the midst of chaos.
In the clip, shown on CNN, people driving a pick-up transformed their vehicle into a makeshift ambulance to drive bleeding victims to a nearby hospital.
Lindsay Padgett and Mike Jay, an engaged couple, were the drivers of the truck.
“We heard the shots, we didn’t realize what it was,” Padgett told ABC News. She was filming recording the aftermath when a man approached the truck.
“We need your truck. We need to get people over to the hospital,” the man said.
“Put them all in the back,” she replied. “Put them all in my truck.”
More stories of heroism are emerging. According to ABC News, some concert-goers helped the injured by making makeshift stretchers out of police barricades. Others reportedly used their bare hands and pieces of clothing to plug up others’ wounds. The National Post reports that others used wheelbarrows to carry the hurt.
On Sunday, a crowd was gathered to watch country musician Jason Aldean perform when the shots rang out. Aldean’s performance was part of a three-day festival, the Route 91 Harvest festival. According to USA Today, the fest reportedly attracted 30,000 attendees.
At least 58 people were killed and 515 injured on the Las Vegas Strip when a gunman shot at concert-goers from a 32nd floor room of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The gunman has been identified as Stephen Paddock, a 64-year-old man from Mesquite, Nevada. Experts suspect he used a fully automatic weapon and that he might have committed suicide before police raided his hotel room.
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