How to help victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting

LAS VEGAS — Donations are pouring in for those affected by a mass shooting in Las Vegas where a gunman opened fire from a 32nd-floor window at the Mandalay Bay hotel, killing at least 58 people and injuring hundreds more who had gathered below at an outdoor country music festival.

In five hours, more than $700,000 had been raised toward the goal of $1 million. To donate, click here.

The GoFundMe was started by Steve Sisolak, the Clark County Commision Chair from Las Vegas and gubernatorial candidate in Nevada.

Sisolak, who pledged the first $10,000, said the money raised will be used to “provide relief and financial support to the victims and families of the horrific Las Vegas mass shooting.”

Officials are also pleading for blood donations from residents and visitors in the Las Vegas area. More than 500 injured people have been taken to hospitals, creating a dire need for blood.

Police said anyone who wants to donate blood can visit the Labor Health and Welfare Clinic at 7135 W. Sahara Ave. in Las Vegas.

United Blood Services said they are also accepting donations of food, blankets, phone charges, etc.