Las Vegas Shooting Investigation Has Person Of Interest - But Who?


Newly released documents reveal gunman Stephen Paddock's search history prior to the horrific mass shooting at a Las Vegas music festival a year ago. However, they have released new details about the shooting.

Officials have yet to determine a motive behind the shooting that killed 58 people.

Paddock's girlfriend, Marilou Danley, was in the Philippines at the time of the shooting and had previously been sought as a person of interest, but has since spoken with authorities.

The Vegas massacre, which took place at the Route 91 Harvest Festival on October 1, is the deadliest mass shooting in United States history.

"There was no suicide note, no manifesto, no ideology or radicalization was discovered", said Lombardo.

New details in Las Vegas massacre emerge as FBI investigates person of interest. She specializes in pop culture, country music, and news content.

Danley also said Paddock had been behaving oddly for the previous year of his life and she thought he was breaking up with her when he unexpectedly wired her $100,000 prior to the shooting.

Among them were the blasted out window from where Paddock fired more than 1,100 bullets, the surveillance cameras he positioned to warn of anyone approaching and explosives in his auto. He had lost a "significant amount of wealth" since September 2015, which led to "bouts of depression", the sheriff has said. Paddock also claimed multiple times to friends or family that he "felt ill, in pain or worn out", the report said.

Police also recovered several hundred indecent images of children on Paddock's laptop, the report said. Dozens of guns were strewn around the room, some left inside a bassinet.

In May 2017, Paddock's internet search history included the terms "La Jolla Beach", "biggest open air concert venues in U.S.", and "how crowded does Santa Monica Beach get", according to documents made available by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

In his hotel room police found 23 guns, 4,000 unused bullets, four laptops, and three cellphones.

During an interview with the Federal Bureau of Investigation after she returned from the Philippines, Danley volunteered that investigators would find her fingerprints on bullets used during the attack because she would sometimes help Paddock load high-volume ammunition magazines, according to Federal Bureau of Investigation warrant documents.

According to the police report, Ms Danley recalled Paddock behaving strangely during an earlier stay at the Mandalay Bay in early September 2017.

That includes about 200 shots fired through his hotel room door into a hallway where an unarmed hotel security guard was wounded in the leg and a maintenance engineer took cover.

Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said Friday the FBI has an "ongoing case against an individual of federal interest".