The Las Vegas shooter was identified as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock from Mesquite, Nevada.
50 dead in mass shooting at Country Western concert!
A gunman opened fire on the crowd of concertgoers at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival next to the Mandalay Bay Casino in Las Vegas. At least 20 people are reported dead with 100 injured.
The sold out event with many of the biggest names in country music was in progress when shots were fired. Videos of the event show the concert in progress and then suddenly multiple gun shots from an automatic weapon being fired.
The shooter Stephen Paddock was killed in the shooting.
He was firing from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel.
Here’s another video of the event. The shooter or shooters started firing and then paused and started firing again.
Here are more photos:
— Brian Brown (@BrianBr33893155) October 2, 2017
UPDATE: Companion Marilou Danley WAS OUT OF COUNTRY during shooting.
His companion is Marilou Danley.
She has lived with Paddock since January 2017.
Las Vegas Mandalay Bay shooter Stephen Paddock and his roommate Marilou Danley. pic.twitter.com/wN3Dshbkdo
— USAF War Vet🎙 (@Veil_of_Secrecy) October 2, 2017
The photo above is NOT of his live-in companion.
Marilou Danley is being sought for questioning re the investigation into the active shooter incident. If seen please call 9-1-1! pic.twitter.com/Z83XvcHejH
— LVMPD (@LVMPD) October 2, 2017
Here’s another photo of the girlfriend.
— Daily Mail US (@DailyMail) October 2, 2017
Here is the police briefing.