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Report: Las Vegas shooter had anti-anxiety medication in his body when he died

Report: Las Vegas shooter had anti-anxiety medication in his body when he died

Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock had drugs in his body at the time of his death in October, according to the Las Vegas Journal-Review. >> Read more trending news  The Clark County coroner’s report said Paddock had an anti-anxiety medication in his system when he died, the Journal-Review reported Friday. The newspaper received a copy of Paddock’s autopsy report, which also confirmed...
Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock's girlfriend said her fingerprints would likely be on ammo

Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock's girlfriend said her fingerprints would likely be on ammo

We are slowly learning more about the Las Vegas shooting that left 58 people dead in October 2017. Newly unsealed court documents show that, in the months before the massacre, shooter Stephen Paddock took measures to muddy the waters in the law enforcement investigation he knew would follow his attack. FBI search warrants state that Paddock “destroyed or tried to hide digital media devices&rdquo...
Las Vegas shooting survivor killed in hit-and-run

Las Vegas shooting survivor killed in hit-and-run

Roy McClellan was in the crowd during the deadly Las Vegas mass shooting in October, but after surviving the massacre, a hit-and-run accident has taken his life. McClellan reportedly was hitchhiking on Nov. 17 – a few weeks after gunman Stephen Paddock killed more than 50 people at the Route 91 Harvest festival – when he died, but the details surrounding his death are still unclear...
Couple who survived Las Vegas shooting killed in car crash

Couple who survived Las Vegas shooting killed in car crash

A California couple who survived the mass shooting in Las Vegas this month died just two weeks later in a car crash a half-mile from their home. >> Read more trending news  Dennis and Lorraine Carver were killed when their vehicle crashed into a metal gate outside their community in Riverside County, California, on Oct. 16 and burst into flames, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal...
Mother of slain Las Vegas police officer dies of a broken heart, her family says

Mother of slain Las Vegas police officer dies of a broken heart, her family says

The mother of the Las Vegas police officer killed in the mass shooting earlier this month has died after suffering a heart attack hours after his funeral. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Sheryl Stiles was in town to lay her son Charleston Hartfield to rest when she had a heart attack while riding an escalator and fell down it, sustaining damaging brain injuries in the process...
Las Vegas shooter’s brother arrested, jailed on child porn charges

Las Vegas shooter’s brother arrested, jailed on child porn charges

A brother of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock was arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of possessing child pornography, authorities said Wednesday. The arrest of Bruce Paddock was confirmed by a law enforcement official briefed on the investigation, but not authorized to discuss it publicly. Paddock is not considered a suspect in the Las Vegas shooting, which left 59 people dead, including...
Mandalay Bay to lock hotel room of Stephen Paddock, Las Vegas shooter, indefinitely

Mandalay Bay to lock hotel room of Stephen Paddock, Las Vegas shooter, indefinitely

The suite rented by Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock will remain locked indefinitely as hotel employees work to preserve evidence related to the shooting, the New York Post reported. >> Read more trending news MGM Resorts International, which owns and operates the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, announced Thursday that it will not rent the 32nd-floor room following the Oct. 1 massacre...
Before he went silent, the security guard from the Las Vegas shooting opened up on ‘Ellen’

Before he went silent, the security guard from the Las Vegas shooting opened up on ‘Ellen’

A security officer who was shot trying to stop Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock at the Mandalay Bay hotel on Oct. 1 appeared in a pre-recorded interview on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Wednesday, following reports that he had gone missing. Jesus Campos told Ellen DeGeneres that he made his way up to the 32nd floor of the hotel as Paddock fired into a crowd of 2,000 concertgoers...
Woman survives Las Vegas shooting only to have to flee California wildfires

Woman survives Las Vegas shooting only to have to flee California wildfires

Michella Flores is straightforward about what she’s been through: “Last Sunday, I was running from bullets. This Sunday, I was running from fire.” On Oct. 1, Flores, a flight attendant who works two jobs, was staying in the Hooters Hotel in Las Vegas between flights. She was there because of a discount they offer to flight crews. A country music fan, she walked down the street to...
Las Vegas shooting victim awakens from coma, takes first steps

Las Vegas shooting victim awakens from coma, takes first steps

A 27-year-old Maryland native who was shot in the eye during the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas is showing promising signs of improvement, doctors and family said this week.Tina Frost was shot in the right eye by Stephen Paddock while fleeing the Route 91 country music festival with a group of friends. Frost had been in a coma for over a week, WBAL reported. An update posted Friday on the...
Zappos offers to pay for funeral costs of Las Vegas victims

Zappos offers to pay for funeral costs of Las Vegas victims

Online retailer Zappos, headquartered in Las Vegas, has offered to pay funeral costs of victims shot and killed by gunman Stephen Paddock this month at the Route 91 Harvest music festival, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported. >> Read more trending news In the wake of the Oct. 1 shooting, Zappos asked for donations for victims and their families and pledged to match donations up...
Woman shot in Las Vegas massacre sues bump stock maker, hotel, festival organizer

Woman shot in Las Vegas massacre sues bump stock maker, hotel, festival organizer

A California college student filed suit Tuesday against the manufacturer of devices that enabled a gunman to rapidly rain bullets on a crowd gathered for a country music festival in Las Vegas earlier this month after she was seriously injured in the deadly attack. Also named in the suit were MGM Resorts International, Mandalay Corp., Live Nation Entertainment Inc. and the estate of Stephen Paddock...
Las Vegas shooter's brain reveals no clues

Las Vegas shooter's brain reveals no clues

Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock reportedly does not appear to have the brain abnormalities that police expected to find, according to an examination by doctors who have begun his autopsy. The Las Vegas Review-Journal spoke to Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo, a familiar face to those who watched the news immediately after the shooting and beyond, and the sheriff said preliminary...
Las Vegas shooter's longtime friend says he was a man who 'cared about everybody'

Las Vegas shooter's longtime friend says he was a man who 'cared about everybody'

A friend and longtime employee of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock said the 64-year-old “cared about everybody” and tried his best to “make people happy,” the Daily Mail reports. Lisa Crawford, of Dallas, Texas, who managed an apartment that Paddock owned from 2006 to 2012, spoke to ABC News’ “Good Morning America,” fighting back tears as she...
Victims collect items left behind after Las Vegas massacre

Victims collect items left behind after Las Vegas massacre

It has been more than a week since a gunman opened fire at the Route 91 Harvest Festival and victims and their families are now able to collect the items that were left behind when people ran for their lives. The shooting claimed the lives of 58 people and injured about 500.  And as concertgoers tried to run as shots rang out, they left behind nearly everything.  Now those items are able...
Casino mogul Steve Wynn says Las Vegas shooter would have triggered alarms at his hotels

Casino mogul Steve Wynn says Las Vegas shooter would have triggered alarms at his hotels

Casino mogul Steve Wynn identified Las Vegas as a target city nearly two years ago, and he told Fox News anchor Chris Wallace on Sunday that he increased spending on security at his hotels by “tens of millions of dollars” in attempt to “identify and pre-empt any kind of terroristic or violent threat.” Wynn suggested that the training and steps implemented at his properties...
Police: Stephen Paddock shot security guard before firing on Las Vegas concert

Police: Stephen Paddock shot security guard before firing on Las Vegas concert

In a bombshell adjustment to the official timeline, police said Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock fired on security guard Jesus Campos before taking aim at the concert crowd. The Los Angeles Times reported Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said in a news conference Monday that Paddock shot Campos  before gunning down Route 91 Harvest country music festival attendees. Previously...
WATCH: Las Vegas police officers describe storming gunman's hotel room

WATCH: Las Vegas police officers describe storming gunman's hotel room

After releasing a preview the day before, CBS's “60 Minutes” on Sunday night showed the full interview with law enforcement officers who stormed the Las Vegas hotel room where gunman Stephen Paddock launched his brutal assault. “60 Minutes” opened the segment “Storming Room 135” with Detectives Casey Clarkson and Matthew Donaldson, Officers Joshua Bitsko and...
Veteran who helped Las Vegas shooting victims to receive free truck

Veteran who helped Las Vegas shooting victims to receive free truck

A car dealership is offering a free truck to the Marine veteran who commandeered a truck and loaded it with dozens of victims and took them to hospitals during the mass shooting in Las Vegas. Taylor Winston, 29, found keys to a utility truck and he and others started loading the injured into the truck, making two trips to deliver 30 people to different area hospitals. Shane Beus, owner of a car dealership...
Las Vegas shooter's note had calculations for targeting crowd, police say

Las Vegas shooter's note had calculations for targeting crowd, police say

CNN and other news outlets are now reporting that the cryptic note left behind by Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock said to contain a puzzling series of numbers is now believed to be calculations of distance and trajectory from the 32nd-floor windows of the Mandalay Bay Hotel, which he used as a perch to fire on a crowd of thousands, kill 58 and wound hundreds. CBS News’s “60 Minutes&rdquo...
Jason Aldean opens 'SNL,' pays tribute to Las Vegas victims, Tom Petty

Jason Aldean opens 'SNL,' pays tribute to Las Vegas victims, Tom Petty

Jason Aldean and his band have kept a low profile in the aftermath of the Oct. 1 shooting during his headline set at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas that claimed the lives of 58 fans and injured more than 500 others. But on Oct. 7, they made a surprise appearance on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” opening the show with a performance of Tom Petty’s “I Won&rsquo...
Rifle bump stocks in high demand after use in Las Vegas massacre, gun stores say

Rifle bump stocks in high demand after use in Las Vegas massacre, gun stores say

While many people may not have known what a bump stock was before Sunday, the device used by a gunman in Las Vegas has gained national attention. A bump stock is a device that can be attached to a semi-automatic rifle and, in essence, allow it to be fired at speeds approaching a fully automatic machine gun. With the bump stock’s new notoriety – 12 of the devices were found after the Las...
NRA calls for regulation of 'bump stocks' after Las Vegas massacre

NRA calls for regulation of 'bump stocks' after Las Vegas massacre

The National Rifle Association is calling for federal officials to review regulations that allow people to buy devices which can make semi-automatic guns fire at a rate similar to automatic weapons in the wake of a mass shooting that left nearly 60 people dead and hundreds injured. Authorities told The Associated Press that they found a dozen of the devices, known as bump stocks, on weapons used Sunday...
Reports: Las Vegas shooter may have researched Boston locations

Reports: Las Vegas shooter may have researched Boston locations

The Las Vegas shooter who killed nearly 60 people and wounded more than 500 at a concert Sunday reportedly researched locations in Boston. >> Read more trending news  According to The Associated Press, in August, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock booked a room at Chicago's Blackstone Hotel, which overlooked where the Lollapalooza music festival was being held that weekend. Officials say...
Las Vegas shooter had plans to escape after massacre, may have had accomplice, sheriff says

Las Vegas shooter had plans to escape after massacre, may have had accomplice, sheriff says

The shooter in the massacre at a Las Vegas music festival Sunday night planned to escape from the hotel room where he carried out the attack and may have had an accomplice, authorities said at a Wednesday night press conference covered by the major news and cable networks. Investigators said Stephen Paddock, 64, meticulously planned the worst attack in modern history, which left 59 people...
Las Vegas shooter booked rooms near Lollapalooza: Reports

Las Vegas shooter booked rooms near Lollapalooza: Reports

The gunman who holed up in a room on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel on Sunday before raining bullets on revelers gathered for a country music festival across the street had booked hotel rooms near the Lollapalooza music festival two months earlier, according to multiple reports. Stephen Paddock, 64, turned a gun on himself on Sunday after firing hundreds of bullets into the crowd gathered for...
Teen threatens Las Vegas-style attack at school

Teen threatens Las Vegas-style attack at school

A local teenager is being investigated after he posted on social media referencing an attack similar to the one in Las Vegas. Police say a 16-year-old Quincy High School student is under investigation for a post made on social media.  The boy posted a story on Snapchat with the text, “You ******* better learn to walk in the halls or Quincy high is gonna turn into Las Vegas, except no one...
Doctor told wife to run while he stayed to help Las Vegas shooting victims

Doctor told wife to run while he stayed to help Las Vegas shooting victims

When shots rang out during a Las Vegas concert, a Tacoma doctor did not run. He stayed behind with panicked people in the crowd to treat their wounds. According to a viral Facebook post, Dr. James Sebesta was at the Route 91 Harvest festival when a gunman fired hundreds of rounds from his Mandalay Bay hotel room into the 22,000 people below him. At least 527 people were injured, and 59 victims died...
Civil Rights icon John Lewis revives gun control push after Las Vegas shooting

Civil Rights icon John Lewis revives gun control push after Las Vegas shooting

Civil rights figurehead Rep. John Lewis, D-Georgia, re-upped the pressure on his Republican colleagues Wednesday to pass gun control legislation in the aftermath of Sunday’s mass shooting in Las Vegas. Lewis and several of his House Democratic colleagues held a press conference on the steps of the U.S. Capitol to honor the victims of the shooting and protest Congress’ inaction on...
‘I realized people were dying’: Photographer who captured chaos of Las Vegas massacre describes scene

‘I realized people were dying’: Photographer who captured chaos of Las Vegas massacre describes scene

Photographer David Becker had finished shooting the final act of the Route 91 Harvest Festival and was in the media tent, filing his photos, when the first round of popping sounds began.  “A security guy said it was just firecrackers, so I went back to work,” Becker told Time magazine on Monday. Little did Becker, who was working the festival for Getty Images, know that he was...
Ahead of Houston music festival, police discuss security, use of drones

Ahead of Houston music festival, police discuss security, use of drones

The recent massacre at an outdoor country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip raises concerns about security for a number of large outdoor musical events, including Houston’s upcoming Day for Night Festival slated for December. >> Read more trending news  Omar Afra, the organizer of Day for Night, said his group will heighten its security for upcoming events. “Given...
Paris turns lights off at Eiffel Tower to remember victims of Vegas massacre

Paris turns lights off at Eiffel Tower to remember victims of Vegas massacre

Two years ago, a landmark on the Vegas Strip went dark to honor those killed and wounded in a terrorist attack in Paris. This week, the city of lights returned the favor. Paris Las Vegas Resort turned off the lights on its version of the Eiffel Tower in 2015.  >> Read the latest on the Las Vegas shootings  After the deadly massacre Sunday night, the real Eiffel Tower went dark to honor...
Stephen Paddock wired $100K to Philippines ahead of Las Vegas shooting, reports say

Stephen Paddock wired $100K to Philippines ahead of Las Vegas shooting, reports say

Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock made a $100,000 wire transfer to an account in the Philippines in the days before the deadly shooting, NBC, CNN and other news outlets are reporting, citing unnamed law enforcement sources. Paddock’s live-in girlfriend, Marilou Danley, reportedly has family in the Philippines and was overseas during his shooting spree. Officials said Danley had...
Dramatic body-cam video shows police responding to Las Vegas shooting

Dramatic body-cam video shows police responding to Las Vegas shooting

Authorities have released dramatic body camera video of officers responding to the deadly Las Vegas shooting that left 59 people dead. According to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police, the video "is a sampling of the body-worn camera footage from ... officers as they helped people escape the hail of gunfire coming from the Mandalay Bay Hotel on the night of October 1, 2017."
Foster the People declines to play 'Pumped Up Kicks' after Las Vegas shooting

Foster the People declines to play 'Pumped Up Kicks' after Las Vegas shooting

If you want to see Foster the People play its ubiquitous hit “Pumped Up Kicks,” you may have to make other plans. The band, which will play at 6:15 p.m. this Friday and next Friday at the upcoming Austin City Limits Music Festival in Texas, said Monday at a show in Charlotte, North Carolina, that “it felt wrong” to play the song, which is about a school shooting, after...
Las Vegas shooting: Survivor Jonathan Smith shot in neck while saving others

Las Vegas shooting: Survivor Jonathan Smith shot in neck while saving others

Jonathan Smith was in Las Vegas celebrating his brother’s 43rd birthday when a gunman shot into crowds on Sunday at the Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival in Las Vegas. He immediately thought to save others and was shot in the process. The Washington Post reported that Smith’s brother, Louis Rust, is a country music fan and had attended the festival in the past. This year, Jason...
Country guitarist changes mind after Vegas massacre, calling for gun control laws

Country guitarist changes mind after Vegas massacre, calling for gun control laws

Josh Abbott Band guitarist Caleb Keeter paints a terrifying picture of what it was like to be on the ground as a gunman killed 59 people and injured hundreds more at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas Sunday night. Now, he says living through that attack has led him to a big change of heart when it comes to supporting the  Second Amendment’s right to “keep and bear arms.&rdquo...
Children's wrestling coach killed in Las Vegas mass shooting

Children's wrestling coach killed in Las Vegas mass shooting

A Pennsylvania children’s wrestling coach who went missing in Las Vegas on Sunday night has been confirmed among those killed when a gunman opened fire on the thousands of people gathered for the Route 91 Harvest music festival. Bill Wolfe, of Shippensburg, and his wife, Robyn, were watching Jason Aldean perform during the last night of the festival when shots rang out from the 32nd floor of...
Jennifer Lopez postpones ‘All I Have’ residency shows after Las Vegas shooting

Jennifer Lopez postpones ‘All I Have’ residency shows after Las Vegas shooting

The next three of Jennifer Lopez’s “All I Have” Las Vegas residency shows have been postponed in the aftermath of Sunday’s shooting at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival, Billboard reported. At least 59 people were killed and more than 500 people were injured when a man shot into the crowds near Mandalay Bay Casino. Variety reported that performances originally...
'I love you': Wife texts husband after being shot in Las Vegas

'I love you': Wife texts husband after being shot in Las Vegas

A Canadian man said he was terrified when he learned late Sunday that his wife was among the more than 500 people shot Sunday when a gunman rained bullets on people gathered in Las Vegas for the Route 91 Harvest country music festival. Joseph Lambourne told CTV News Winnipeg that his wife, Jan Lambourne, made the trip south for the festival with her friend, Jody Ansell. On Sunday night, while...
Jason Aldean makes plea for unity following Las Vegas shootings

Jason Aldean makes plea for unity following Las Vegas shootings

Jason Aldean made a plea for unity on his Instagram page, posting a candid, emotional message about the Las Vegas shootings. >> Read more trending news  Aldean, a Macon, Georgia, native, was playing the final headlining set at the Route 91 Harvest music festival on Sunday when the gunman perched in a 32nd room floor of Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino across the street sprayed...
Gun violence in America: Mother Jones database shows when, where for every mass shooting since 1982

Gun violence in America: Mother Jones database shows when, where for every mass shooting since 1982

Mother Jones has expanded a database that documents mass shootings in the United States between 1982 and 2017. Mass shootings refers to a shooting incident where at least four people are killed. To put the list into context, go to the Mother Jones analysis at  Guide to Mass Shootings in America. Some information from the analysis includes:  Of the 143 guns possessed by the killers,...
What is a bump stock, how does it work and is it legal? 

What is a bump stock, how does it work and is it legal? 

According to law enforcement authorities Monday, the man who killed 59 concertgoers had a dozen devices that could have converted semi-automatic firearms into weapons that fire at a rate close to a fully automatic one.  Police told The Associated Press they found 12 “bump stocks” when they searched the room of shooter Stephen Paddock. They said they are not sure Paddock used the devices...
Veteran commandeers truck to save injured during Las Vegas shooting

Veteran commandeers truck to save injured during Las Vegas shooting

A U.S. Marine Corps. veteran commandeered a truck he found Sunday while fleeing from a mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival in Las Vegas, using the vehicle to ferry dozens of injured people to hospitals as ambulances rushed to the scene. Taylor Winston, 29, told CBS News that he and his girlfriend were dancing when the gunshots rang out. “People started scattering and...
John Rich handed over his firearm when a police officer needed it the most in Las Vegas

John Rich handed over his firearm when a police officer needed it the most in Las Vegas

Big & Rich are known for always bringing the party, and they did just that as they performed on the same night as artists such as Jason Aldean, Jake Owen and Kane Brown at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas on Oct. 1. And then the party ended when a shooter opened fire on the crowd. And Big & Rich will never be the same. “We played 90 minutes to two hours before Jason Aldean,”...
Late-night hosts honor victims of Las Vegas massacre

Late-night hosts honor victims of Las Vegas massacre

Jimmy Fallon took a moment to remember the victims of of Sunday’s Las Vegas massacre on Monday’s “The Tonight Show.”  >> Read more trending news  In his monologue, Fallon said, “In the face of tragedies and acts of terror we need to remember that good still exists in the world. We’re here to entertain you tonight and that’s what we’re...
There are some problems with ISIS claiming responsibility for the Las Vegas shooting

There are some problems with ISIS claiming responsibility for the Las Vegas shooting

American officials are combating ISIS’ claim that Stephen Paddock, the man believed to be the gunman behind the deadliest shooting in modern American history, acted on behalf of the terror group. Time reported that the terror group released a statement taking responsibility for Paddock’s alleged actions, which killed at least 59 and injured more than 500. The group also said...
Josh Abbott Band's Caleb Keeter changes gun control stance after Las Vegas shooting

Josh Abbott Band's Caleb Keeter changes gun control stance after Las Vegas shooting

Josh Abbott Band lead guitarist Caleb Keeter has tweeted in favor of stricter gun control laws after his evacuation from the Route 91 Harvest country music festival in Las Vegas late Sunday night. “I’ve been a proponent of the 2nd amendment my entire life,” the posted note within the tweet starts. “Until the events of last night, I cannot express how wrong I was.&rdquo...
Mariah Carey learns of the Las Vegas mass shooting live on ‘Good Morning Britain’

Mariah Carey learns of the Las Vegas mass shooting live on ‘Good Morning Britain’

Mariah Carey gave a live interview Monday morning on “Good Morning Britain” when she was apparently unaware of the breaking news about the shooting in Las Vegas. Carey was on the program from her Los Angeles home to discuss her upcoming Christmas shows in London and Paris. She was stretched out across a chaise lounge chair in a red gown as hosts Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid asked her...
FBI called father of Las Vegas gunman a 'psychopath'

FBI called father of Las Vegas gunman a 'psychopath'

The father of the Las Vegas gunman who killed at least 58 people was referred to as a psychopath and was placed on a list of the 10 most wanted criminals by the FBI after he escaped from a federal prison in Texas on New Year’s Eve 1968. Known as “Chrome Dome” for his habit of shaving his head, Benjamin Hoskins Paddock was arrested in Springfield, Oregon, in September 1978...
Las Vegas shooting: Remembering the victims

Las Vegas shooting: Remembering the victims

Nearly 60 people were killed on Oct. 1 when a gunman opened fire on a group gathered in Las Vegas for the Route 91 Harvest music festival in what is believed to be the deadliest shooting in modern US history. Hundreds more were injured. >> Read more trending news  The gunman, identified by police as Stephen Craig Paddock, 64, was found in a hotel room on the 32nd floor...
GoFundMe started to help victims of Las Vegas massacre

GoFundMe started to help victims of Las Vegas massacre

A Las Vegas politician has started what is being considered the official fundraiser for victims of the Sunday night’s deadly shooting at the Route 91 Harvest. Steve Sisolak, a Clark County commissioner, started a GoFundMe to help victims and family members of the massacre. >> Read more trending news Sisolak is the chairman of the Board of County Commissioners and is currently running for...
These are the oldest mass shooters in modern U.S. history

These are the oldest mass shooters in modern U.S. history

Las Vegas authorities have named 64-year-old Stephen Paddock as the shooter in the deadliest rampage in U.S. history. While most mass shooters have been ages 20-50, at least three others were in their 60s. William D. Baker, 66: The former Navistar International worker armed himself with an AK-47 assault rifle and other weapons and went to the company’s Chicago-area plant, where he...
Deadly Las Vegas massacre, by the numbers: How many killed, injured, more

Deadly Las Vegas massacre, by the numbers: How many killed, injured, more

Thousands of country music fans in town for the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas ran for cover as a gunman opened fire from the Mandalay Bay Resort Casino Sunday night. More than 50 died and at least 500 were injured, making the Las Vegas massacre the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. >> Read more trending news  Officials have identified 64-year-old ...
Who is Clark County, Nevada Sheriff Joseph Lombardo?

Who is Clark County, Nevada Sheriff Joseph Lombardo?

Clark County, Nevada Sheriff Joseph Lombardo is the top law enforcement officer in Las Vegas and the head of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. Lombardo is a Republican, who was elected to office in 2014 and took over as sheriff on January 5, 2015. He spent almost 30 years as a Las Vegas police officer in various positions and ranks before running for Clark County sheriff, according to...
Las Vegas gunman was gambler, 'trusting,' Florida neighbor says

Las Vegas gunman was gambler, 'trusting,' Florida neighbor says

Retired hotelier and corporate pilot Don Judy was surprised in 2013 when he went to welcome Stephen Paddock, his new neighbor at their neighborhood, in Viera on the Space Coast. Right away, he said, Paddock told him he was a professional gambler who traveled back and forth to Las Vegas, as well as a speculator. Handing Judy a house key, he asked him to check on his home periodically. “That...
How to help the victims of the Las Vegas shooting

How to help the victims of the Las Vegas shooting

In the wake of the shooting in Las Vegas Sunday night, a GoFundMe account has been set up to aid the victims and the families of those who were killed.  Clark County Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak and Sheriff Joe Lombardo created the account with a fundraising goal of $500,000. Sisolak donated the first $10,000 to the account according to a tweet on his account. Click here to visit the...
Las Vegas gunman once owned home in Florida

Las Vegas gunman once owned home in Florida

The man police say sprayed deadly gunfire into a country music concert in Las Vegas late Sunday owned a home on the Space Coast as recently as 2015, records show. Stephen Paddock, 64, owned a home in Heritage Isle, a 55-plus community off Wickham Road in Viera, a neighborhood of Melbourne in Brevard County, according to real estate records.The neighborhood is about 120 miles north of West...
What is Route 91 Harvest Festival? A look at scene before bloodshed

What is Route 91 Harvest Festival? A look at scene before bloodshed

It was during the final performance of the Route 91 Harvest Festival that a gunman opened fire Sunday night in Las Vegas, killing more than 50 people and wounding over 400 more in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The festival, in its fourth year, bills itself on Facebook as “three days of country music on the Vegas strip.” Hashtags for the event included #RT91Harvest...
What you need to know about Marilou Danley

What you need to know about Marilou Danley

The woman described as the girlfriend of the Las Vegas mass shooter has been detained, and is no longer a person of interest, according to news reports. Marilou Danley, 62, an Australian of Asian heritage, was described as the alleged shooter Stephen Paddock’s roommate. Police with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department sought help from the public early Monday morning, tweeting...
’We’re dumbstruck,’ brother of suspected Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock speaks out

’We’re dumbstruck,’ brother of suspected Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock speaks out

Eric Paddock broke down in tears to WFTV’s Nancy Alvarez when he started thinking his brother Stephen Paddock was allegedly responsible for the mass shooting in Las Vegas.  >>WATCH: Brother of Stephen Paddock speaks to WFTV's Nancy AlvarezAt least 50 people were killed and hundreds more were injured Sunday night when a gunman opened fire on more than 22,000 people gathered...
Who is Jason Aldean, country star on stage during Las Vegas mass shooting?

Who is Jason Aldean, country star on stage during Las Vegas mass shooting?

Sunday night’s horrific mass shooting in Las Vegas seemed primed for maxium impact, coming near the conclusion of the Route 91 Harvest country music festival. The three day gathering had brought big name acts like Eric Church, Sam Hunt and Big & Rich and tens of thousands of fans to the outdoor location on the Vegas Strip. It all was to culminate in the final performance by country superstar...
Police: Marilou Danley, Stephen Paddock’s companion, not involved in Las Vegas shooting

Police: Marilou Danley, Stephen Paddock’s companion, not involved in Las Vegas shooting

Law enforcement authorities say Marilou Danley, a woman initially described as a “person of interest” in the shooting in Las Vegas Sunday night, is not believed to have been involved with the attack. Sheriff Joseph Lombardo of Clark County told reporters Monday that Danley was out of the country when Stephen Paddock began shooting from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino...
Las Vegas shooting: President Trump, others respond

Las Vegas shooting: President Trump, others respond

More than 22,000 people were gathered for a music festival Sunday night near the Mandalay Bay Casino in Las Vegas when a gunman began shooting, killing dozens and injuring hundreds.  >> Read more trending news  In the wake of the attack, celebrities, elected officials and key figures have spoken out against the tragedy and offered condolences. 
Remembering the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history

Remembering the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history

On the evening of October 1, 2017, Stephen Paddock, shooting from the 32nd floor of a hotel on the Las Vegas Strip, killed 58 people, making the shooting the deadliest in American history.  The gunman was killed when police stormed his room in the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, but not before Paddock went on the shooting spree that has left an estimated 851 people injured.  With 58 dead...
How to check on loved ones after deadly Las Vegas shooting

How to check on loved ones after deadly Las Vegas shooting

In a news conference Tuesday afternoon, Las Vegas Police Department Sheriff Joeseph Lombardo said the original number is now back up and running for people to call for victim information and reuniting families. The number is 1 (866) 535-5654.UPDATE Oct. 2, 8:30 p.m. EDT: Las Vegas Police Department has changed the number family members can call to report loved ones missing or to check on their...
Who is Stephen Paddock, the shooter killed in Las Vegas?

Who is Stephen Paddock, the shooter killed in Las Vegas?

Las Vegas authorities have named Stephen Paddock of Mesquite, Nevada, as the man who shot and killed at least 50 people at an outdoor concert at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas Sunday night. The shooting took place at 10:08 p.m. as a concert by country singer Jason Aldean was ending. Authorities say they have confirmed at least 50 people were killed and more than 200 injured at the...
Las Vegas shooting: At least 59 dead, live updates

Las Vegas shooting: At least 59 dead, live updates

At least 59 people were killed and hundreds more were injured Sunday night when a gunman opened fire on more than 22,000 people gathered near the Mandalay Bay Casino for a country music festival. Police said the suspected gunman, identified as 64-year-old Stephen Craig Paddock, opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel on people attending the Route 91 Harvest country music festival...
What is a mass shooting? Definitions can vary

What is a mass shooting? Definitions can vary

There have been 273 mass shootings in the United States since Jan. 1, 2017. Another one happened in Las Vegas on Sunday. The shooting there is believed to be the deadliest single-day mass shooting in U.S. History. While there is not a specific definition of a mass shooting, an accepted one says that an incident in which at least four people are shot (injured or killed) is considered a “mass...
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