Hundreds of Las Vegas residents are lining up to donate blood following the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
Photos posted on social media show groups of people waiting in line to get into the United Blood Services as hospitals treat the more than 500 injured in the mass shooting that left at least 58 dead.
Local reporters shared photos of people waiting overnight to give blood to treat shooting victims.
— Yasmeen Hassan (@YasmeenTV) October 2, 2017
— Bridget Bennett (@bridgetkbennett) October 2, 2017
I’m told that wait lines are 2-3 hours at this United Blood Services location. People who got here at 3:20 am are now donating
— Briana Erickson (@brianarerick) October 2, 2017
Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo made a plea for local residents to donate blood for the victims of the shooting.
If you would like to donate blood for the injured victims of the Strip shooting visit the Labor Health & Welfare Clinic, 7135 W. Sahara.
— LVMPD (@LVMPD) October 2, 2017