DOJ Awards $8.3 Million To Some Las Vegas Shooting Victims

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DOJ Awards $8.3 Million To Some Las Vegas Shooting Victims
The funds will specifically go to Californian victims of the mass shooting.
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The Justice Department announced on Thursday it will award more than $8.3 million to aid the Californians who survived the 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas. 

According to the DOJ's press release, about 200 of those injured were from California. The release also notes that the attack "significantly impacted the state resources available to victims."

At the announcement, Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein said of the California victims, "We support them and all crime victims — and we will continue to do our part to help them heal."

The funding aims to provide victims with support services, such as mental health care, to help as they "heal and cope with probable re-traumatization."