Several fans filmed the terrifying moment, posting videos to social media as Aldean stopped playing and audience members rushed to leave the outdoor venue at the Luxor Hotel & Casino.
Aldean took to Instagram several hours after the incident to comfort his fans and lend his support to the victims.
"Tonight has been beyond horrific. I still don't know what to say but wanted to let everyone know that Me and my Crew are safe," he wrote. "My Thoughts and prayers go out to everyone involved tonight. It hurts my heart that this would happen to anyone who was just coming out to enjoy what should have been a fun night. #heartbroken #stopthehate"
CBS news confirmed that “several” people with gunshot wounds have been admitted to local hospitals. The Associated Press has reported that according to a Las Vegas hospital, at least two people are dead, 24 injured, and 12 of those victims are in critical condition.
BREAKING: Las Vegas hospital says at least 2 dead, 24 injured, 12 critical after shooting at music festival.