Las Vegas Cops Release Preliminary Report On Oct. 1 Shooting

21 January, 2018, 00:41 | Author: Kim Reid
  • Stephen Paddock was found inside a 32nd floor Mandalay Bay hotel suite after he shot himself in the mouth

Fifty eight people were killed and approximately 500 injured, which made it the worst mass shooting case in the history of the U.S. President Donald Trump described the shooting as "an act of pure evil", while calling Paddock a "sick man, a demented man".

But Lombardo, in a move that he said was unusual, did reveal some new details about the shooter and the investigation.

Enclosure discharged more than 1,100 projectiles, for the most part from two windows in the elevated structure lodging, Lombardo has said.

The report will also contain more photographs of Paddock's hotel suite and information on "items of evidentiary value recovered from various scenes". CNN previously reported that Paddock's brother was charged with possession of child pornography.

The sheriff in Las Vegas now says 851 people suffered injuries directly related to the October 1 mass shooting that became the most deadly in modern USA history, including 422 who were hurt by gunfire.

Stephen Paddock turned the gun on himself after his shooting rampage.

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Paddock rained down fire on the Route 91 Harvest Festival from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. He did say that it was the case that the individual could be arrested.

But in the previous 30 years, Paddock had only purchased 29 firearms, only one being a rifle, police said.

The sheriff and the Federal Bureau of Investigation have said they found no link to global terrorism.

The sheriff also did not say what charges the federal grand jury is considering.

Danley's lawyer, Matthew Lombard in Los Angeles, did not immediately respond to telephone and email messages Tuesday.

In December, the coroner had ruled the 64-year-old shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

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Lombardo and Aaron Rouse, FBI specialist in control in Las Vegas, had portrayed Danley as a man of enthusiasm for the examination however not a suspect.

The motive behind the shooting remains unknown, though Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo has said Stephen Paddock - a heavy gambler with a particular penchant for video poker - appeared to have been losing in recent years.

Paddock fired more than 1,100 bullets, mostly from two windows, police have said.

"We do not anticipate charges being brought forward against Marilou Danley", Sheriff Lombardo said.

Mr Lombardo said police still do not know why Paddock carried out the killings.

The girlfriend of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock, who fatally shot 58 people in October, is unlikely to face charges but the FBI was investigating another person in the case, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said on Friday. The exchange came during a hearing in which CNN and other media outlets were seeking access to sealed court records about the probe. The judge agreed to wait until at least next week.

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