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Casino owner donating site for Las Vegas shooting memorial

Las Vegas Shooting Memorial Site
Posted at 10:04 AM, Aug 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-04 03:09:41-04

LAS VEGAS (AP)  — The casino company that owns the former Las Vegas Strip concert venue that in 2017 became the site of the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history is donating part of the property for a permanent memorial.

MGM Resorts International on Monday called a memorial vital to continued community recovery.

A Clark County design committee wants the public to submit opinions online through Aug. 15 about how the memorial should look.

58 people died and more than 850 were injured when gunfire rained into a country music festival crowd. At least two later deaths were also blamed on gunshot wounds.