"Music City Cares Fund" established to help victims of Las Vegas shooting

(Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee)

A fund has been set up to benefit Las Vegas following a mass shooting at a country music festival on Sunday.

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee established the "Music City Cares Fund" which will donate 100 percent of proceeds to Las Vegas. The funds will help immediate and long-term needs of victims.


Authorities say 58 people were killed and more than 500 were injured after a gunman opened fire at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival on the Las Vegas Strip.

The city of Nashville, Country Music Association and Nashville Convention Visitors' Corp. are hosting a vigil Monday night at Ascend Amphitheater.

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