In an address on Monday, Trump said the nation was saddened and shocked by the attack that is considered to be the deadliest shooting spree in the history of the United States.
Making his remarks, the US president did not mention the Daesh terrorist group that claimed responsibility for the attack earlier in the day.
Earlier in the day, Trump took to Twitter to extend his "warmest condolences and sympathies."
My warmest condolences and sympathies to the victims and families of the terrible Las Vegas shooting. God bless you!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 2 октября 2017 г.
Trump added he plans to travel to Las Vegas, Nevada on Wednesday in order to meet with first responders and families of those killed in the shooting.
On Sunday night, Stephen Paddock, 64, opened fire at a music festival outside the Mandalay Bay Resort hotel in Las Vegas, killing at least 50 people and wounding more than 400 others.