February 2, 2023

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MGM Resorts is selling land on the Las Vegas Strip where a mass shooting took place in 2017



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Land on the las vegas strip where it is located 2017 Mass Shooting at Route 91 Harvest Festival It has been sold, the company that owns the land said.

MGM Resorts International said in a letter distributed to employees announcing the sale, which was completed on Friday, that it was for land across from the Luxor Hotel known as the Village property and does not include a plot of land to which a memorial is to be moved. sale and its details.

“In 2021, we are honored to donate a portion of land to Clark County to house the permanent memorial honoring the victims and heroes of October 1,” MGM Resorts CEO and President Bill Hornbuckle said in the letter.

On October 1, 2017, Stephen Paddock Shoot in a crowd party-goers, killing 58 people and injuring more than 500. Since then, the FBI has concluded its investigation into the attack, without finding a clear motive.

Hornbuckle acknowledged that a permanent memorial “is essential to the healing of our community, and we will continue to work with and support the county as they progress through the development and construction process.

“We know the importance this site holds for many and have always put tremendous thought into every consideration regarding the site,” Hornbuckle said. “This is no exception.”

The remainder of the village property was sold to the three tribes of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, according to the letter.

“The three affiliated tribes have demonstrated that they care about our community, its future and, of course, its past. I want to thank them for their commitment to the community and wish them well moving forward,” Hornbuckle said. “They will announce their plans for the space at a future date.”

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