Kansas City Chiefs players respond to Las Vegas shooting

LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 01: A cowboy hat lays in the street after shots were fired near a country music festival on October 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. There are reports of an active shooter around the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 01: A cowboy hat lays in the street after shots were fired near a country music festival on October 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. There are reports of an active shooter around the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images) /
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The horrific shooting in Las Vegas has drawn the thoughts, prayers and concern of people all across the nation—including several Kansas City Chiefs players.

Waking up to news of the senseless violence in Las Vegas was shocking to everyone in the nation on Monday morning, as word spread of the domestic terrorism unleashed by a single shooter at a country music concert at Mandalay Bay. The numbers are staggering and the tragedy can be emotionally overwhelming to so many of us as we seek to find meaning and hope in the face of such an act.

Several Kansas City Chiefs players, past and present, joined in the chorus of so many others to express their thoughts, prayers and concerns about the tragic and horrific shooting via social media. Their own expressions mirror our own as we pray for the victims, their families, the first responders and the greater community of Las Vegas.

Chiefs Kingdom is thinking of and praying for all parties involved. In addition, here is a great list of ways to reach out and provide some tangible help—whether it’s donating blood, giving money for compassion funds, etc.

Here’s a sampling of responses from Chiefs Kingdom: