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Timlin was at Rt. 91 Harvest Festival during shooting

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Former MLB pitcher Mike Timlin was reportedly at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival, the scene of the deadly shooting on Sunday night. The scene has turned into the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.

The four-time World Series champion also tweeted that he and his group, who were at the venue, escaped without being injured.

According to Route 91 Harvest Festival, it’s a three-day country music festival that took place on the Las Vegas Strip from Sept. 29 to Oct. 1. It took place outside of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. So far this morning, at least 50 people have lost their lives and more than 400 people have been injured.

The shooter, according to law enforcement authorities, has been identified as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock. He died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after the authorities closed in on him on the 32nd floor.

Mike Timlin (Getty Images)

Mike Timlin (Getty Images)

News reports suggest that there were 22,000 people at the venue when the shooting took place. In addition, the show was nearly over with Jason Aldean on the stage when the shooting happened.

The 51-year-old played 18-years in the MLB. He played for the Toronto Blue Jays, Boston Red Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, Seattle Mariners, Baltimore Orioles and the Philadelphia Phillies.

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