Church Releases Statement After Las Vegas Shooting Kills 59

As of Monday, the death toll for the shooting in Las Vegas on October 1 reached 59 with another 527 injured. On Sunday night, a gunman opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, attacking fans gathered together for a country music performance.

About this violent event, Church spokesman Eric Hawkins released the following statement from the Church:

"To all of those affected by the horrific events in Las Vegas, we offer our deepest condolences and heartfelt prayers. We pray for those who are mourning the loss of loved ones, and for those who are seeking to recover from the physical and emotional wounds they are suffering. May God bless them with the peace and comfort only He can provide in such tragic and heartbreaking moments."

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