Inside Stephen Paddock's sniper's lair — Las Vegas shooting

Paddock shows his brother Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock. On Sunday Oct. 1 2017 Stephen Paddock opened fire on the Route 91 Harvest Festival killing dozens and wounding hundreds

Paddock, a 64-year-old gambler and retired accountant, killed 58 people and injured at least 527 others when he used a vast arsenal of weapons to shoot at a Las Vegas concert from a hotel room on Sunday.

He apparently had set up a security perimetre behind him while firing round after round into the crowd below - another indication of the level of preparation he put into the attack.

He said that he was "very troubled" as to how photos of hotel room leaked to the internet, and said that an investigation as to how this happened is ongoing. It usually posts a single message when it claims responsibility for an attack. No such video has yet emerged from Paddock. "They claim a lot of things".

The owner of the gun shop where Paddock bought his cache of weapons says he never gave any indication he might have been unstable.

"We have not located her at this time and we are interested in talking to her for followup", said Sheriff Joe Lombardo said at a press conference of Marilou Danley. "Our family is OK, we're sitting in here in our house hoping that everyone doesn't attack us".

He settled the racketeering charges for $623,000 and pleaded no contest to the odometer case. Can you see what's happening here? "The casino would know that", he said. Rather, the sobering truth is that they could be sitting right next to you. "Just no reason, no warning". He was convicted in 1961 and sentenced to 20 years in federal prison.

An FBI most-wanted poster said Paddock was "diagnosed as psychopathic" and "reportedly has suicidal tendencies and should be considered armed and dangerous".

Paddock's father was Benjamin Hoskins Paddock, a serial bank robber.

The US media began to talk about the identity of victims from all walks of life: a California teacher, a Tennessee nurse, a New Mexico secretary, and so on.

Stephen Paddock had no criminal history in Nevada, police say. According to The Telegraph, none of his legally-owned guns believed to have been used in the shooting. Nidal Hasan, who killed 13 people at Fort Hood in 2009, was born in Virginia to Palestinian parents. "People started grabbing their loved-ones and just strangers, and trying to help them get out of the way".

A view of Raqqa's Old City destroyed during a battle with ISIS militants in Syria. McMahill said the cameras included one in the peephole and two in the hallway. "And we want to identify that source".

A woman lights candles at a vigil on the Las Vegas strip following a mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival in Las Vegas on Oct. 2, 2017.

Police shut down busy Las Vegas Boulevard, and federal and state authorities converged on the scene.

Chris Sullivan, the owner of Mesquite's Guns & Guitars shop, issued a statement confirming that Paddock was a customer who cleared background checks and said his business was cooperating with investigators.

Deakin University counter-terrorism expert Greg Barton told news.com.au there were specific local dimensions to the Las Vegas shooting. A Utah gun store owner has said Paddock visited his shop about a 40-minute drive from Mesquite and bought a shotgun.

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