Survivors Attend Benefit Concert For Las Vegas Shooting Victims
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Some survivors of the Las Vegas mass shooting said they were ready for closure, though they confessed feeling engulfed by anxiety and security fears while gathering in a large group for the first time since the attack.
Forty-nine-year-old Theresa Almada drove from San Diego back to Las Vegas to attend a country music concert benefiting victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
She gathered with fellow survivors wearing matching orange t-shirts and bracelets.
The tickets for the concert were free and all were taken. Organizers accepted donations and profit from food and beverage sales will go toward the primary victims' fund. To date, more than $11 million have been raised by the county to help with medical bills and other expenses.