The Las Vegas attack is the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history

Updated 12:48 PM ET, Mon October 2, 2017

(CNN)When a gunman opened fire on a crowd gathered for a music festival on the Las Vegas Strip, he killed at least 58 people -- making the Sunday night incident the deadliest mass shooting in the United States.

Below is a list of the 10 deadliest single-day mass shootings from 1949 to the present. (If the shooter was killed or died by suicide during the incident, that death is not included in the total.)

The Harvest Music Festival
At least 58 killed

October 1, 2017 - A gunman, identified as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, fires from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on a crowd of 30,000 gathered on the Las Vegas Strip for the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival. At least 58 people were killed and more than 515 injured. Police believe the gunman killed himself.

Pulse night club
49 killed


June 12, 2016 - Omar Saddiqui Mateen, 29, opens fire inside Pulse, a gay nightclub, in Orlando. At least 49 people are killed and more than 50 are injured. Police shoot and kill Mateen during an operation to free hostages officials say he was holding at the club.

Virginia Tech
32 killed

April 16, 2007 - Student Seung-Hui Cho, 23, goes on a shooting spree, killing 32 people in two locations and wounding an undetermined number of others on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg. The shooter dies by suicide.

Sandy Hook
27 killed

December 14, 2012 - Adam Lanza, 20, guns down 20 children, ages 6 and 7, and six adults, school staff and faculty at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. -- before turning the gun on himself. Investigating police later find Nancy Lanza, Adam's mother, dead from a gunshot wound.

    Luby's Cafeteria
    23 killed

    October 16, 1991 - In Killeen, Texas, 35-year-old George Hennard crashes his pickup truck through the wall of a Luby's Cafeteria. After exiting the truck, Hennard shoots and kills 23 people. He then takes his own life.

    McDonald's in San Ysidro
    21 killed

    July 18, 1984 - In San Ysidro, California, 41-year-old James Huberty, armed with a long-barreled Uzi, a pump-action shotgun and a handgun, sh