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Cover Image: Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, Chase Stevens.

A spokesman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued the following statement on Monday morning concerning the terrible violence that took place in Las Vegas on Sunday night:

“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.”

At least 58 people were killed and over 500 wounded when a gunman opened fire from his hotel room window down onto the crowd at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. It has become the deadliest mass shooting in history.

Our prayers and thoughts are with the families of the victims as they grieve this senseless loss.