Sheriff: Shooter shot guard before he fired on concert-goers in Las Vegas

Las Vegas signs - 8 Oct 2017

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.

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Welcome to Vegas: Billboards ask for tips on gunman’s motive

Las Vegas welcome sign

Tourists coming to gamble and party on the Strip will soon find something other than bright lights welcoming them to “Fabulous Las Vegas.” Billboards will serve as a stark reminder that investigators remain stumped about what drove a gunman to mow down concertgoers from a perch in a high-rise casino hotel last Sunday.

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Vegas shooter had interest in guns, video poker, real estate

Stephen Paddock

Stephen Paddock had a penchant for guns, high-limit video poker and real estate deals. His father was a notorious fugitive bank robber. He had a recent live-in girlfriend and two ex-wives and seemed to live a comfortable life in a Nevada retirement community. His life is the subject of a sprawling investigation into what drove him to show up at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino with at least 10 suitcases filled with guns and open fire from his 32nd floor suite on a country music festival, killing 59 people and injuring nearly 530.

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Trump condemns ‘act of pure evil’ in Las Vegas

Donald Trump - White House - 2 Oct 2017

President Donald Trump on Monday condemned the largest mass shooting in modern US history as an “act of pure evil” and said the nation was “joined together in sadness, shock and grief” after more than 50 people were gunned down in Las Vegas.

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