TODAY marks the one year anniversary of the night 59 people were killed and more than 527 injured after a lone gunman opened fire in Las Vegas during a music festival. Shocking footage showed terrified revellers fleeing the country music festival held on the famous strip during the worst mass shooting in US history. Where is Mandalay Bay Hotel? The resort is in the heart of the famous strip in Las Vegas on the south boulevard. Mandalay Bay is a four-star hotel that features a shark reef and beach, as well as a casino and spa. It has also been the venue for many of boxing's biggest fights. Shooter Stephen Paddock opened fire from the 32nd floor of the hotel while a festival was taking place in Vegas. Police found at least 42 firearms in the 64-year-old's hotel room and believed he had been staying there since September 28. Photos show two smashed windows in the hotel where Paddock fired from with his arsenal of automatic weapons. What happened in Las Vegas? Hundreds of people were … [Read more...] about What happened in the Las Vegas shooting, where’s the Mandalay Bay Hotel and how many people were killed?
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STEPHEN Craig Paddock was the gunman responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in American history after he opened fire on a music festival in Las Vegas a year ago. At least 59 people were killed and more than 515 injured when Paddock used a vast arsenal to rain bullets down on revellers from a hotel suite in the Mandalay Bay Hotel. Who was Stephen Paddock? Stephen Paddock was identified by police as the gunman who killed at least 59 people at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas. The 64-year-old, of Mesquite, Nevada, fired at festival-goers from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort Casino. Paddock was a retired accountant and didn't have a criminal record. He liked to fly small aircraft and also had a hunting licence. His brother revealed he was also a multi-millionaire property developer. But while the shooter himself had no criminal background, the same reportedly cannot be said for all his family. Paddock’s father was Benjamin Hoskins Paddock, a serial bank … [Read more...] about Who was Stephen Paddock, how old was the Las Vegas shooter, how many guns did he own and why did he carry out the shooting?
THE girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock was originally revealed as a "person of interest" by authorities. Marilou Danley was in the Philippines when her 64-year-old lover killed at 58 people in Sin City in the deadliest US mass shooting ever. Who is Marilou Danley? The 62-year-old was killer Stephen Paddock's girlfriend. Danley is a citizen of Australia originally from the Philippines and still has family there. She referred to herself on Facebook as a "proud mom and grandma who lives life to the fullest". The mum was married for 25 years before getting divorced from husband Geary in 2015, the Reno Gazette-Journal reported. How is Marilou Danley connected to the Las Vegas shooting? Danley was revealed by authorities as a "person of interest". She was the girlfriend of Stephen Paddock, who opened fire on crowds at the Route 91 country music festival in Vegas on October 1, 2017. Paddock holed himself up on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel on the strip with a … [Read more...] about Who is Marilou Danley? Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock’s girlfriend who was in the Philippines during attack
Communications were snarled and police, fire and medical responders were overwhelmed by 911 calls, false reports and the number of victims during the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, according to a report released Monday by U.S. and local authorities. The report by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Clark County Fire Department and Las Vegas police provided an overview of first responders' actions on Oct. 1 and ways authorities can improve. "It's almost impossible to jump hundreds of responders into an ongoing immediate event and have it go smoothly, communications wise," Fire Chief Greg Cassell said in an interview with The Associated Press. Among more than 1,500 calls that police and fire dispatchers answered within the first two hours of the shooting were 16 false calls. They include reports of an unattended backpack at an emergency medical site, a hotel fire, and active shooters at casinos and the nearby airport. One report said 20 hostages were being held … [Read more...] about Vegas Shooting: Radios, First Responders Were Overwhelmed, Official Review Finds
Mark Berman, The Washington Post Published 6:30 pm PST, Tuesday, January 29, 2019 The gunman who killed 58 people in Las Vegas in 2017 was not fueled by any "single or clear motivating factor," the FBI said, mirroring the conclusions of local police who said they could not determine what motivated the massacre. The FBI findings made public Tuesday come more than a year after the Oct. 1, 2017, massacre at a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip. According to police, gunman Stephen Paddock opened fire from a 32nd-floor suite at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, killing dozens and injuring hundreds more before shooting himself in the head. After the massacre -- the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history -- investigators delved into Paddock's life before the gunfire. They pored over his finances, spoke to people who knew him and studied his movements. In the end, the Las Vegas police said in a report last summer, these investigators said they could not … [Read more...] about Las Vegas shooter was not driven by any ‘single or clear motivating factor,’ FBI says