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Concert-goer says they heard what sounded like fireworks while watching Jason Aldean's performance at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival Sunday night, and then realized people were being hit by gunfire.

VIDEO: 2 women concertgoers describe the scene
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Michelle Schmidt and Wendy Reed were among the concertgoers in Las Vegas when the shooting happened.

Thirty-six-year-old Kodiak Yazzie said the music stopped temporarily and started up again before another round of pops sent the performers ducking for cover and fleeing the stage.

As the 40,000 fans in the crowd began to flee, Yazzie took cover and said he saw flashes of light coming from the Mandalay Bay hotel tower high above.

The bursts of pops would start and stop for more than five minutes. He says he saw dozens of ambulances as he ran for safety. He later got a Lyft driver to take him home to suburban Henderson.

Concertgoer Brian Claypool feared for his life Sunday when a gunman opened fire during the final night of the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas, saying he "didn't want to die."

VIDEO: Concertgoer, legal analyst Bryan Claypool, describes chaos
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Legal analyst Bryan Claypool was among the concertgoers caught in Las Vegas mass shooting

Claypool said he was sitting in a VIP area near the near the stage when he heard gunshots and began to run.

"It was pretty eerie because Jason (Aldean) kind of hesitated in his song and I'm thinking, 'Wow, he's pretty worried about something' and then all of a sudden we heard the shots and then I saw him drop his guitar," Claypool told ABC News.

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