On October 02, 2017, a gunman opened fire from his hotel room at a country music festival on the Las Vegas strip, killing 59 people and injuring more than 500 others. Dataminr quickly alerted clients to the mass shooting, 22 minutes ahead of major news. As a result, clients were able to respond quickly and protect their people and assets.
As the shooting progressed, hotels went on lockdown, police halted traffic, and first responders ordered people to take cover. Dataminr surfaced eyewitness accounts of these safety measures, providing a real-time view of conditions on the ground. These details were essential to corporate security teams working to locate their people in the area and ensure their safety.
Dataminr for Corporate Security alerted to the shooting 22 minutes ahead of major news.
Dataminr for Corporate Security provided clients with eyewitness accounts of conditions on-the-ground and ongoing updates on the situation.
Breaking News: active shooter at Mandalay Bay hotel in Vegas. Officer down. One female also shot
Reports of active shooter at Mandalay Bay. Witness tells me multiple people shot. I see people getting loaded into ambulances
Active shooter Las Vegas strip I'm ok locked in my room lights off windows closed. Shooter is directly across the street. Shots heard on vid
They've got us down and taking cover now on the corner, not sure what's happening
Briefing with @Sheriff_LVMPD regarding the Strip shooting. At least 20 dead, 100 injured. The shooter was local.