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See Jason Aldean's Heartfelt Tribute on 3rd Anniversary of Route 91 Harvest Festival Shooting

Joe Akins
Oct 02, 2020
09:51 A.M.
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Country star, Jason Aldean, took to Instagram to share a touching tribute in honor of the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting's victims. This came on the third anniversary of the shooting.

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Jason Aldean is remembering those who lost their lives at The Route 91 Harvest Festival on the tragic incident's third anniversary.

Taking to Instagram, the country singer shared a photo of several candles and flowers dropped by fans in honor of the victims. Aldean accompanied the picture by a caption, where he noted that the shooting night was probably the worst night of his life.

Jason Aldean at the 51st Academy Of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 3, 2016 | Photo: Getty Images

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He continued by saying that not a day goes by without him thinking of those who lost their lives and the families affected by it. Aldean concluded:

"To everyone in the Route 91 family, we love u guys, and we couldn't have gotten through it without you."

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Shortly after sharing the tribute, fans and flowers took to the comments section to honor the lost souls. So far, the post has garnered over sixty-five thousand likes.

Though long gone, the Route 91 Harvest Festival Shooting's victims remain in the hearts of many.

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The tragic event happened on the night of October 1, 2017, when a man later identified as Stephen Paddock opened fire on a crowd at the Route 91 Harvest Festival, a country music concert held in Las Vegas.

When the shooting began, Aldean, who was headlining the concert, was performing on stage. According to a witness, the shooting lasted for about 10 to 15 minutes. In the end, Paddock also killed himself.

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A

minimum of 59 people

, including Paddock, were reported dead while about five hundred people were injured. The unfortunate incident

garnered reactions from several celebrities

 who mourned the victims.

Aldean, taking to Instagram at the time, sent his heartfelt condolences to everyone touched by the devastating horror of that night. 

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The United States President, Donald Trump, also took to Twitter where he shared his condolences and sympathies. Country star Jake Owen who was also present at the concert when the shooting started, offered prayers for the people of Vegas.

Though long gone, the Route 91 Harvest Festival Shooting victims remain in the hearts of many, and October 1, 2017, will always be remembered as a dark night in Vegas.

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