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Final Up to date: Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 6:26 AM EDT
Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo says investigators nonetheless haven’t found out why the Las Vegas shooter determined to open hearth on a live performance crowd that killed no less than fifty eight individuals.
- Sheriff: No proof of second shooter
- Stephen Paddock had no connection to terrorist teams
- Paddock fired at gasoline tanks to create diversion, sheriff says
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Lombardo additionally says they haven’t discovered any proof of a second shooter or any connection to terrorist teams.
Nevertheless, a number of the timeline has modified.
The sheriff now says Stephen Paddock shot at a on line casino safety guard earlier than turning to the gang.
The guard advised investigators that Paddock was drilling into an adjoining wall when he walked as much as the room on the Mandalay Bay Lodge and On line casino.
“There was drilling executed. It was to the doorway adjoining wall to the doorway. And simply an assumption can be to both place a digital camera or to put a rifle, however the drilling was not accomplished,” Lombardo stated.
Lombardo says Paddock tried to create a diversion by firing at gasoline tanks.
He deliberate the bloodbath so meticulously that he even arrange cameras contained in the peephole of his excessive-rise lodge room and on a service cart outdoors his door, apparently to identify anybody coming for him, authorities stated.
Investigators additionally discovered a pc and 23 weapons with him on the lodge, together with 12 “bump inventory” units that may allow a rifle to fireside constantly, like an automated weapon, authorities stated. Nineteen extra weapons have been discovered at Paddock’s Mesquite residence and 7 at his Reno home.
Investigators are nonetheless talking with the shooter’s brother who lives in Orlando and girlfriend to get extra info.