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Las Vegas Shooter was Retired, Had No Criminal Record

08 October, 2017, 00:50 | Author: Priscilla Morrison
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Quoting a senior law enforcement source who is not directly involved in the investigation, The Daily Beast reports that Paddock "may have lost his nerve or simply changed his plans and checked into the Mandalay Bay Hotel on September 28". A stack of magazines and shell casings were seen near the guns.

No reason has been adduced for the abominable attack but the police have promised to give updates as soon as they're available. Chris Sullivan, owner of the Guns & Guitars shop near Paddock's home in Mesquite, Nevada, confirmed Paddock had legally purchased firearms from the store but did not offer more detail.

Police entered the hotel to begin working their way to the shooter's sniper nest.

In Nevada, where Paddock lived, anyone who is at least 18 years old can own a firearm.

In the video, Jeff Bridges of North Carolina shows the view that Paddock had on Sunday night above the Route 91 Harvest Festival.

When the22 shooting started after 10 p.m. Sunday, Lombardo said local patrol officers formed a response team and evaluated the22 hotel's floors 29 through 32 to locate Paddock.

Paddock's brother Eric told reporters the $100,000 transfer was evidence that "Steve took care of the people he loved", and that he likely wanted to protect Danley by sending her overseas before the attack.

So they ran away from the gunfire, Sonny just behind Heather, until he was felled by a bullet.

"We were laying down on the floor; I didn't know whether to get up, to run, to stay, to duck".




A preliminary review of police records don't indicate that authorities had any contact with him but police are still investigating, Parrish said. It wasn't until she got to her hotel that the horror unfolded. Sonny, a registered nurse, was bleeding from the mouth.

Hospital officials said on Tuesday at least 45 people, including two children, remained in a critical condition.

It does not specify what particular types of weapons in question.

Who was the 64-year-old who shot into a crowd of Las Vegas concertgoers, killing dozens?

However, a senior United States homeland security official speaking on condition of anonymity told Reuters there was "no evidence" Paddock had "mental illness or brain damage". He also declined to call the attack domestic terrorism.

Although police said they had no other suspects, Lombardo said investigators wanted to talk with Paddock's girlfriend and live-in companion, Marilou Danley, who he said was traveling overseas, possibly in Tokyo.

So far, the authorities are yet to rule this latest onslaught as an act of terrorism.

When asked whether he was open to a discussion on gun control, Trump said, "At some point perhaps that will come".

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