At least 58 people were killed by a heavily-armed gunman in the mass shooting with more than 500 injured, some seriously.
President Raimonds Vejonis led the chorus of support for the U.S.
My thoughts are with relatives and friends of victims of the terrible shooting in #LasVegas. I wish speedy recovery to injured. 🇺🇸— Valsts prezidents (@Rigas_pils) October 2, 2017
Foreign minister Edgars Rinkevics followed suit, along with Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis.
My thoughts are with the victims of today’s terrible shooting in #LasVegas 🇺🇸!— Maris Kucinskis (@MarisKucinskis) October 2, 2017
My thoughts are with the families and loved ones of victims of terrible shooting in Las Vegas, I wish speedy recovery to all the injured— Edgars Rinkēvičs (@edgarsrinkevics) October 2, 2017
U.S. law enforcement officers have identified the perpetrator of the outrage as 64-year-old Nevadan Stephen Paddock but his motives for carrying out the attack are not yet clear.
We at LSM also add our condolences to readers in the U.S.