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i'd like to know where the other money went. I;m assuming he lost it all and that 100k transfer was the last of it
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LAS VEGAS — Law enforcement authorities on Monday made a significant change to the timeline of the Las Vegas mass shooting, saying the gunman shot a hotel security guard before he opened fire on concert-goers.

Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo had previously said the guard was shot after gunman Stephen Paddock fired at the country music festival and that the guard's arrival in the hallway of the Mandalay Bay hotel may have caused Paddock to stop firing.

It was not immediately clear why the timeline of the shooting changed a week later and what the impact could be on the investigation.

On Monday, Lombardo said security guard Jesus Campos was in a hallway of the Mandalay Bay hotel responding to a report of an open door when he heard drilling from Stephen Craig Paddock's room.

Paddock, who had installed three cameras to monitor the approach to his suite, opened fire through the door, spraying 200 shots down the hall and wounding the guard, who alerted other security officials, Lombardo said.

A few minutes later, Paddock began raining down bullets for 10 minutes in an attack that killed 58 people — the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, Lombardo said.

Authorities also said Monday that Paddock targeted aviation fuel tanks, stocked his car with explosives and had personal protection gear as part of an escape plan.

Paddock had power tools and was attempting to drill a hole in an adjacent wall, perhaps to mount another camera or to point a rifle through, but he never completed the work, Lombardo said. He also drilled holes and bolted a metal bar to try to prevent the opening of an emergency exit stairwell door near the door of his room.

Lombardo again expressed frustration with the pace of the investigation, but not with the investigators who have yet to pinpoint the motive behind the shooter's decision to fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel casino on a Las Vegas Strip concert crowd of 22,000 on Oct. 1.

"It's because this individual purposely hid his actions leading up to this event, and it is difficult for us to find the answers to those actions," Lombardo said. "We believe he decided to take the lives he did and he had a very purposeful plan that he carried out."

There is still no evidence Paddock was motivated by ideology, or that there was another shooter, he said. Investigators have found 200 incidents of Paddock moving through the city, and at no time was he with anyone else, Lombardo said.

Lombardo said police and FBI agents, including behavioural profilers, still haven't found a particular event in Paddock's life that might have triggered the shooting. The sheriff added that a complete evaluation of Paddock's mental condition was not yet done. Authorities didn't find a note in his room, only a paper with numbers, he said.

Investigators believe the numbers represented calculations for more precise shots, according to a law enforcement official who wasn't authorized to discuss the details of the ongoing investigation publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity.

The sheriff also confirmed investigators are talking with Paddock's brother Eric Paddock, who travelled to Las Vegas, and continue to speak with the shooter's girlfriend, Marilou Danley, to get insight.

Lombardo declined to reveal what they've said, but he stated, "Every piece of information we get is one more piece of the puzzle."

Eric Paddock said he came to Las Vegas to retrieve his brother's body in hopes of sending the cremated ashes to their 89-year-old mother in Orlando.

Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg said Monday he could not discuss the results of an autopsy done on Stephen Paddock, who police said shot himself dead before officers arrived at the Las Vegas Strip hotel suite from which he rained gunfire on a concert crowd below.

Eric Paddock told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that he plans to put his brother's assets in a trust that would benefit the shooting victims.

Law enforcement interviews with Paddock's brother Saturday and Sunday were part of an exhaustive search through the 64-year-old's life.

Meanwhile, friends and relatives of the victims and other concert-goers who survived returned Monday to reclaim baby strollers, shoes, phones, backpacks and purses left behind in the panic as they fled.

https://ca.news.yahoo.com/lost-items-la ... 59238.html
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BK2006 wrote:
Oct 10th, 2017 7:00 am
Eric Paddock told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that he plans to put his brother's assets in a trust that would benefit the shooting victims.
Good. Hopefully there were significant enough accounts left that can help this monster's victims.
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Mike15 wrote:
Oct 10th, 2017 11:49 am
Good. Hopefully there were significant enough accounts left that can help this monster's victims.
58 dead and hundreds injured. Won't be much.
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BK2006 wrote:
Oct 10th, 2017 7:00 am
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Eric Paddock told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that he plans to put his brother's assets in a trust that would benefit the shooting victims.
[...]
Isn't the shooter's girlfriend the sole heir? -- assuming this guy didn't leave a will and the existence of common law marriage in the jurisdictions the couple lived together --
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Oct 10th, 2017 4:01 pm
Isn't the shooter's girlfriend the sole heir? -- assuming this guy didn't leave a will and the existence of common law marriage in the jurisdictions the couple lived together --
It's probably in her best interest to crawl under a rock fast and disappear from the public eye.
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mr_raider wrote:
Oct 10th, 2017 8:46 pm
It's probably in her best interest to crawl under a rock fast and disappear from the public eye.
A gold digger is a gold digger. Even if an ugly granny gold digger.
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Oct 10th, 2017 10:19 pm
A gold digger is a gold digger. Even if an ugly granny gold digger.
not a great country to be hiding in if people there think you just inherited millions and don't think so kindly of you some reason
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Oct 10th, 2017 10:24 pm
not a great country to be hiding in if people there think you just inherited millions and don't think so kindly of you some reason
So you're saying she should run for President..
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BK2006 wrote:
Oct 10th, 2017 7:00 am
LAS VEGAS — Law enforcement authorities on Monday made a significant change to the timeline of the Las Vegas mass shooting, saying the gunman shot a hotel security guard before he opened fire on concert-goers.

Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo had previously said the guard was shot after gunman Stephen Paddock fired at the country music festival and that the guard's arrival in the hallway of the Mandalay Bay hotel may have caused Paddock to stop firing.

It was not immediately clear why the timeline of the shooting changed a week later and what the impact could be on the investigation.

On Monday, Lombardo said security guard Jesus Campos was in a hallway of the Mandalay Bay hotel responding to a report of an open door when he heard drilling from Stephen Craig Paddock's room.

Paddock, who had installed three cameras to monitor the approach to his suite, opened fire through the door, spraying 200 shots down the hall and wounding the guard, who alerted other security officials, Lombardo said.

A few minutes later, Paddock began raining down bullets for 10 minutes in an attack that killed 58 people — the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, Lombardo said.

Authorities also said Monday that Paddock targeted aviation fuel tanks, stocked his car with explosives and had personal protection gear as part of an escape plan.

Paddock had power tools and was attempting to drill a hole in an adjacent wall, perhaps to mount another camera or to point a rifle through, but he never completed the work, Lombardo said. He also drilled holes and bolted a metal bar to try to prevent the opening of an emergency exit stairwell door near the door of his room.

Lombardo again expressed frustration with the pace of the investigation, but not with the investigators who have yet to pinpoint the motive behind the shooter's decision to fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel casino on a Las Vegas Strip concert crowd of 22,000 on Oct. 1.

"It's because this individual purposely hid his actions leading up to this event, and it is difficult for us to find the answers to those actions," Lombardo said. "We believe he decided to take the lives he did and he had a very purposeful plan that he carried out."

There is still no evidence Paddock was motivated by ideology, or that there was another shooter, he said. Investigators have found 200 incidents of Paddock moving through the city, and at no time was he with anyone else, Lombardo said.

Lombardo said police and FBI agents, including behavioural profilers, still haven't found a particular event in Paddock's life that might have triggered the shooting. The sheriff added that a complete evaluation of Paddock's mental condition was not yet done. Authorities didn't find a note in his room, only a paper with numbers, he said.

Investigators believe the numbers represented calculations for more precise shots, according to a law enforcement official who wasn't authorized to discuss the details of the ongoing investigation publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity.

The sheriff also confirmed investigators are talking with Paddock's brother Eric Paddock, who travelled to Las Vegas, and continue to speak with the shooter's girlfriend, Marilou Danley, to get insight.

Lombardo declined to reveal what they've said, but he stated, "Every piece of information we get is one more piece of the puzzle."

Eric Paddock said he came to Las Vegas to retrieve his brother's body in hopes of sending the cremated ashes to their 89-year-old mother in Orlando.

Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg said Monday he could not discuss the results of an autopsy done on Stephen Paddock, who police said shot himself dead before officers arrived at the Las Vegas Strip hotel suite from which he rained gunfire on a concert crowd below.

Eric Paddock told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that he plans to put his brother's assets in a trust that would benefit the shooting victims.

Law enforcement interviews with Paddock's brother Saturday and Sunday were part of an exhaustive search through the 64-year-old's life.

Meanwhile, friends and relatives of the victims and other concert-goers who survived returned Monday to reclaim baby strollers, shoes, phones, backpacks and purses left behind in the panic as they fled.

https://ca.news.yahoo.com/lost-items-la ... 59238.html
I watched that 20-30 minute video of this update the other night.

I refuse to believe all the random crap people are spewing about a second shooter on the 4th floor, these are the same people too ignorant to know what an echoe is... coupled with the fact they’ve never been to Vegas and don’t understand just how many extremely large hotels there are.

Other YouTube click bait ads saying “brother is a liar via body language”, etc, etc.

There’s too many people who think something is fishy or that it’s a government conspiracy. I do believe more answers will come out in the following weeks, I think the guy wanted to die before this and just wanted to make worldwide news. Hell maybe he was the loaner type who had no friends and was always ignored? Who knows.

We’re all entitled to our own opinion but do that many of you here really think there’s a supposed second shooter on the 4th floor? That’s a huge thing that’s going around and really, if there was it would surely be in the news right now, the whole room (at least one) on that floor would have been closed off, etc.


All I can say is, can’t wait for my Vegas trip in 2 weeks, this whole shooting doesn’t deter me at all in any way.
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XtremeModder wrote:
Oct 11th, 2017 12:48 am
I watched that 20-30 minute video of this update the other night.

I refuse to believe all the random crap people are spewing about a second shooter on the 4th floor, these are the same people too ignorant to know what an echoe is... coupled with the fact they’ve never been to Vegas and don’t understand just how many extremely large hotels there are.

Other YouTube click bait ads saying “brother is a liar via body language”, etc, etc.

There’s too many people who think something is fishy or that it’s a government conspiracy. I do believe more answers will come out in the following weeks, I think the guy wanted to die before this and just wanted to make worldwide news. Hell maybe he was the loaner type who had no friends and was always ignored? Who knows.

We’re all entitled to our own opinion but do that many of you here really think there’s a supposed second shooter on the 4th floor? That’s a huge thing that’s going around and really, if there was it would surely be in the news right now, the whole room (at least one) on that floor would have been closed off, etc.


All I can say is, can’t wait for my Vegas trip in 2 weeks, this whole shooting doesn’t deter me at all in any way.
Glad to see the shooting isn't affecting your plans, just be vigilant.

As for conspiracies, they always happen dude.. Sandy Hook, 9/11, there's a conspiracy for everything. "Too many people" is an embellishment (you just showed how much you won't be deterred by embellished fear but then turn around and embellish fearmongering conspiracy nuts). It's the same group of overly vocal extreme few. Much like the Vegas trip, nothing to be worried about.
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AndySixx wrote:
Oct 11th, 2017 1:35 am
Glad to see the shooting isn't affecting your plans, just be vigilant.

As for conspiracies, they always happen dude.. Sandy Hook, 9/11, there's a conspiracy for everything. "Too many people" is an embellishment (you just showed how much you won't be deterred by embellished fear but then turn around and embellish fearmongering conspiracy nuts). It's the same group of overly vocal extreme few. Much like the Vegas trip, nothing to be worried about.
Yea. Why should I let it make me afraid? I do understand for those that were there in that crowd that probably many, of course not everyone, will have some sort of fear of being in large crowds like that now and to be honest, I couldn't blame them. The craziest part is that had my girlfriend of known about this country concert in vegas, she probably would have come with me during that week (I'm not a country music fan, but she is, it's all she listens to). I've been trying to convince her to go and she has no interest for some reason.

Again, this could have happened anywhere. I remember when I went back in 2015, I had an amazing time. I did however say when I returned that it is only a matter of time before something really bad happens down there. Why? The best way I explained it was that there's so many people down there, sometimes there's so many people that if you were a psychopath you could pretty much shank someone in the side while walking up the strip and keep walking, it's not likely anyone would have seen it because everyone's so distracted by the lights and sounds. But to be fair, and I've already said, it could have happened anywhere in the world where a ton of tourists are. Just because it happened in Vegas doesn't automatically make Vegas a bad place. In fact it (at least for now) may make the police and casinos step up on security for the next while. I don't know how police are there but when I was there last (the first time going) I think I only saw one actual police officer. Or do they not advertise their presence?

I am not blind to the fact that Vegas is filled with homeless and crime though. Especially off the strip.

When I do go to the tables I am going to be respectful and just not ask dealers or anyone if they heard the shots or if they were around that night. Not only are they probably getting asked by every drunk tourist, if they were there they probably don't want to talk about it. A lot of the shows and entertainers down there postponed their shows/concerts for that week but are mostly back on track now. Which is good because it will help make people forget about the incident and try to move on from it, which is what should be done.

I still can't believe what some of these youtube attention lovers will say. I just saw a caption saying "Shots coming from helicopter... PROOF". I mean really? Why? I would say the absolute best thing to do is to not view these videos and if you do, just downvote them. I'm sure many will disagree with me when I say that I agree when the police and all other authorities involved say "Let us do our jobs".

There’s a reason these conspiracy theorists aren’t investigators... they can never seem to make their minds up on any rational explanation and think anything and everything said in the news is a lie.
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Any drop in prices for travel packages or ticket to Vegas?
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badOne wrote:
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Any drop in prices for travel packages or ticket to Vegas?
yah I know of a couple spots. Do you mind the smell of gunpowder?
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badOne wrote:
Oct 11th, 2017 1:37 pm
Any drop in prices for travel packages or ticket to Vegas?
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