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Las Vegas Strip Shooting

Jason Aldean says he hopes for healing after Vegas shooting

Country star Jason Aldean says he hopes that healing can start for those affected by a mass shooting at a Las Vegas music festival in his first interview since the October shooting.

Speaking on NBC's "Today" show, Aldean, who was on stage when a gunman opened fire on the crowd at the Route 91 Harvest Festival, said that he initially thought a speaker had blown when he heard a sound like a crackling over his in-ear monitors. After the shooting continued, he looked over to the side of the stage to figure out what was going on.

"When I turned to look, my guitar player had run behind me and was telling me to move, like 'Let's go,'" Aldean said. "And my...

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