Country star Jason Aldean described the shooting at his Las Vegas concert as “beyond horrific” on Monday, and he has now written a moving tribute about the tragedy.
Aldean was performing at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sunday night, when the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history took place.
In an Instagram post with an image that reads, “Pray for Vegas,” Aldean wrote an extended message recounting his emotions of the past day, and his desire for the US to “come together and stop the hate.”
Read the full caption below:
Over the last 24 hrs I have gone through lots of emotions. Scared, Anger, Heartache, Compassion and many others. I truely dont understand why a person would want to take the life of another. Something has changed in this country and in this world lately that is scary to see. This world is becoming the kind of place i am afraid to raise my children in. At the end of the day we arent Democrats or Republicans, Whites or Blacks, Men or Women. We are all humans and we are all Americans and its time to start acting like it and stand together as ONE! That is the only way we will ever get this Country to be better than it has ever been, but we have a long way to go and we have to start now. My heart aches for the Victims and their families of this Senseless act. I am so sorry for the hurt and pain everyone is feeling right now and there are no words i can say to to take that pain away. Just know u all are in my heart and my prayers as we all go through this together. Time to come together and stop the hate!
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