White House says it's premature to discuss gun control after Las Vegas shooting


WASHINGTON, Oct 2 (Reuters) - The White House said on Monday it was premature to discuss policies on gun control less than a day after a gunman killed at least 58 people and wounded more than 500 at a Las Vegas country music festival.

"Today is a day for consoling the survivors and mourning those we lost," White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters at a news briefing. "It would be premature for us to discuss policy when we don't fully know all the facts or what took place last night." (Reporting by Jeff Mason; Writing by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)

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