Las Vegas Attack: First Responders Take Gunfire While Rushing To Victims

Las Vegas Attack: First Responders Take Gunfire While Rushing To Victims

Video Oct 05, 2017

As thousands of concertgoers fled the chaotic scene, first responders bravely rushed in to tend to the wounded.

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