Photo: A candlelight vigil is held at Zack Bagans Haunted Museum in remembrance of victims following the mass shooting along the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., October 3, 2017. (Mike Blake/Reuters)
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More than 500 people were injured during the shooting on Sunday night in Las Vegas. They were triaged as much as possible, loaded into cars, trucks, and whatever was available, and whisked away to hospitals and trauma centers. Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center got 200 patients within the first hour. The attending ER physician on duty that night describes how the staff saved lives.
Dr. Kevin Menes, Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center
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