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Updated at 6:09 p.m. ET

A gunman holed up in a hotel room high above the Las Vegas Strip fired down upon thousands of people attending a music festival Sunday night, in a brutal attack blamed for at least 59 deaths, a law enforcement official says. In the mass shooting and panic that ensued, 527 people were injured.

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4th Update: A man accused of killing one person and wounding several others at a Tennessee church has been charged with one count of murder.

As horrific as mass shootings are, they are outliers. The vast majority of gun deaths in America are either suicides or one-on-one shootings. Mass shootings represent a small fraction of deaths by firearm.

kentucky.com, via WEKU

Lexington police have charged a 16-year-old the fatal shooting of Robert Durrum.

Durrum, 15, is the second Lafayette High School student involved in a shooting the past three months.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Kentucky State Police have released the name of a Fulton police officer who fatally shot a man earlier this week.

ConAgra Foods via Facebook

  A 37-year-old Dawson Springs woman has died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound after police say she opened gunfire at the ConAgra Foods plant in Princeton, Ky. A bystander is currently being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

KSP

UPDATE 5:28PM More information has come to light about the events leading up to the fatal shooting of a Kentucky State Police Trooper on I-24 last night. 

KSP Spokesman held a press conference this afternoon at Post 1 Headquarters in Mayfield. 

Facebook - Joy Champion

Residents of Trigg County are coping with a tragic loss in the aftermath of a shooting that left three members of the Champion family dead.

christiancountyky.gov

The Christian County Sheriff’s Department is currently investigating the shooting of a man inside a home on Greenville Road outside of Hopkinsville.  

Clarksville Police Department

Police are investigating the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Clarksville woman.

WKRN-TV reports that officers responded to a shooting in progress around 3 a.m. Sunday. When they arrived on the scene they discovered a woman had been shot and was lying between two buildings. She was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.