Jason Aldean guitarist From Iowa

Local Ties to Las Vegas Mass Shooting

The guitarist for Jason Aldean's band, Kurt Allison, is from Des Moines.

Local 5 has learned Allison graduated from Des Moines' Lincoln High School in 1986.  It is unclear at this time if Allison was performing with Aldean on Sunday night.

Jason Aldean was performing in Las Vegas, Nev. when police say 64-year-old Stephen Paddock opened fire on the crowd from the Mandalay Bay Hotel.  At least 50 people are dead and more than 400 people are injured.  

Local 5 will continue to follow the story as it develops. 


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