A former Coventry City player has described the scene unfolding on the Vegas strip from the hotel where a suspect gunman was killed by police.
Officials said at least 50 people including off-duty police officers were killed and more than 200 other people injured after a gunman opened fire at the Route 91 Harvest Festival on the Las Vegas Strip.
Kirk Stephens, 62, is staying at the Mandalay Bay Hotel, located just across from the music festival, for his wife Karen’s 60th birthday.
Kirk, a former CCFC defender, described the scene from their room on the 26th floor, where they have been on lockdown for the last four hours.
Concert-goers reported seeing muzzle flashes from the upper floors ofthe Mandalay Bay Hotel and hearing what they described as automatic gunfire.
Witnesses said they saw multiple victims as they fled the gunfire raining down on the concert venue.
Kirk praised the response from the emergency services, who arrived at the scene shortly after.
The couple, who live in Nuneaton, have been coming to Vegas for the last 20 years and are regulars at Mandalay Bay: