4. Okt. Attentäter von Las Vegas Paddocks akribischer Plan was den jährigen Stephen C. Paddock dazu trieb, 58 Menschen zu erschießen und Spieler und oft in den großen Casino-Hotels der Stadt zu Gast gewesen sein. 2. Okt. Der Schütze Stephen Paddock (64, aus Las Vegas) stand im Stock des goldfarbenen Hotelturms und war offenbar ein Einzeltäter. Beim Amoklauf in Las Vegas handelte es sich um einen Angriff mit Schusswaffen auf Besucher genutzt wird. Die Entfernung des Schützen im Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino zum Festivalgelände betrug bis Meter. Es gibt mit dem jährigen Stephen Paddock nur einen Verdächtigen. Er lebte in der zum.
Toward the end of the s, Paddock worked for three years as an internal auditor for a company that later merged to form Lockheed Martin.
In addition, he owned an apartment complex in Mesquite, Texas , which he sold in Paddock was an avid gambler,  and although the extent to which he profited from it is not clear, his reported gambling winnings might have been substantial.
Paddock was married and divorced twice. He was first married from to , and for the second time from to , both marriages in Los Angeles County, California.
Paddock lived in Texas and in California,   and then in a retirement community in Melbourne, Florida , from to The local gun owner community never saw him at any of the gun clubs or shooting ranges, including makeshift ones in the nearby desert.
He described Paddock as intelligent and methodical. In his account, Paddock claimed to have won a lot of money by applying algorithms to gambling on machines.
Paddock was conversant in gun laws and in defending his view of the Second Amendment. The acquaintance considered Paddock a generous man whenever he and his girlfriend visited him.
In , Paddock applied for and received a United States passport. He was accompanied by his girlfriend on nine of them. During his last months, Paddock reportedly smelled of alcohol from early morning,   and appeared despondent.
Michael First, a clinical psychiatry professor at Columbia University. He purchased over 55 firearms, the majority of them rifles, according to Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
He also purchased a number of firearm-related accessories. Prior to that, he purchased approximately 29 firearms between and September , mainly handguns and shotguns.
At his suggestion, two weeks before the attack, his girlfriend went to her native country, the Philippines. Her name has not been released.
On the night of October 1, , at Paddock meticulously planned the attack. On September 29, he moved into another suite connected to the first one; both rooms overlooked the festival grounds.
He stayed in both in the days leading up to the shooting. At some point during the attack on the concertgoers, Paddock — who had placed a baby monitor camera on a service cart outside his room — fired about rounds through his door.
The shots wounded approaching hotel security guard Jesus Campos. The unarmed Campos had attempted to enter the 32nd floor first at 9: He stopped shooting ten minutes later at According to chronology of the events established by the authorities in the following days, the first two police officers reached the 32nd floor of the hotel at A minute later, they were shown the location of his door.
Ammonium nitrate , often used in improvised explosive devices , was found in the trunk of his car, along with 1, rounds of ammunition and 50 pounds 23 kilograms of tannerite , a binary explosive used to make explosive targets for gun ranges.
According to police, Paddock acted alone. His motive remains unknown. Investigators believe that he was obsessed with cleanliness and possibly had bipolar disorder.
Although a doctor did offer him antidepressants, he only accepted anxiety medication. The doctor also described Paddock as "odd" and showing "little emotion".
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He last had a medical examination in February He was living in Mesquite, Texas, in Dallas County, at the time. Paddock owned two aircraft, according to NBC News.
Paddock appears to have worked as an accountant or auditor, ABC News reports. He also had a hunting license in Alaska, according to ABC. NBC News reports Paddock briefly worked for a defense contractor and managed real estate properties.
The defense contractor, Lockheed Martin, said in a statement that Paddock worked for a predecessor company from to Paddock and his time with the company.
He was prescribed 50 milligram diazepam tablets by Dr. Steven Winkler in Henderson, Nevada, on June 21, the newspaper reports. The drug is commonly known as Valium.
Read more about the prescription here. Eric Paddock left shared this picture of his brother Stephen Paddock right. Says he feels like an astroid has hit his family.
His brother told Connor there were no warning signs. The brother said he had a girlfriend and was semi-retired after having a series of jobs he would not get into.
Paddock was not a registered voter, as either a Democrat or a Republican, in Clark County or elsewhere in Nevada, where his permanent residence was located.
He was also not a registered voter in Florida, despite some social media claims he was a registered Democrat there.
He has no political affiliation, no religious affiliation, as far as we know. According to the Orlando Sentinel , Eric Paddock has talked to police.
He lives in Orlando along with other family members. Stephen Paddock once owned property in Melbourne, Florida, public records show, but it is not clear if he ever lived there, the newspaper reports.
He also had an address in Nevada at the same time. You can watch a series of videos of Eric talking about his brother below:. Did you get power?
He just hung out," brother says of Las Vegas gunman https: Once again, there is nothing. He went to college. There is no reason we can imagine why Stephen would do something like this.
All we can do is send our condolences to the people who died. Just no reason, no warning. Stephen Paddock does not appear to have a Facebook profile or other social media presence.
About 22, fans were in the fairgrounds area, where there were multiple stages and other areas set up for the festival, according to The Associated Press.
Concertgoer Kodiak Yazzi, 36, told the AP that the music stopped temporarily after a sound that was like a firecracker.
It then started up again before another round of pops sent performers ducking for cover and fleeing the stage, while panicked fans also rushed for the exits.
Yazzi told the AP he took cover and saw flashes of light coming from the Mandalay Bay hotel tower above the concert. He said the bursts would start and stop for about five minutes.
The concert festival was in its third day. A video shows Aldean singing and playing a guitar as gunshots ring out. He briefly continues to perform, before stopping and running off the stage.
You can watch the video below:. Jason Aldean on stage as a gunman begins to fire upon crowd in Las Vegas vegasshooting Vegas mandalaybay pic.
I still dont know what to say but wanted to let everyone know that Me and my Crew are safe. My Thoughts and prayers go out to everyone involved tonight.
It hurts my heart that this would happen to anyone who was just coming out to enjoy what should have been a fun night. Praying for everyone here in Vegas.
I witnessed the most unimaginable event tonight. Another musician, Luke Combs, tweeted there was an active shooter at Route 91 Harvest, a three-day country music festival being held on the Las Vegas Strip.
Active shooter at Route91Harvest in Vegas. I have never seen a dead body in person and to be running out and seeing dead bodies everywhere is terrifying.
I hope everyone is safe. We were the furthest VIP stages away from Mandalay Bay and they the bullets were ricocheting everywhere where we fear.
They were firing from somewhere high and they were unloading clip after clip after clip. Multiple shooters, has to be. But police are saying they believe there was only one shooter.
In chaotic active shooter situations, witnesses often report hearing or seeing multiple shooters, as sounds echo and come from different directions, and police and others are misidentified as gunmen.
She was not moving, they said. And then we heard two pop noises and thought it was the sound system. And then people started dropping to the floor and we were running out.
It was pretty much chaotic. Lots of people got hit. He said another victim he was trying to help get to the hospital died in his arms. Las Vegas shooting witness says "we watched these people getting gunned down…the air just reeked of gunpowder.
Nobody had any idea what was going on. And I had a birds-eye view of the Route 91 Harvest music festival right across the street.
My friend and I personally saw crowds of people running out of the festival and bodies hitting the ground. We absolutely watched these people getting gunned down from the shooter on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay.
We could hear the gunshots, coupled with what we heard, machine gun fire downstairs, we knew that it was an active shooter situation. We actually went down to the lobby to see if we could find out more.
Crowds of people were running to the elevators trying to escape. Videos taken by concertgoers at the festival show people screaming and running as multiple gunshots can be heard.
People tend to the wounded outside the Route 91 Harvest Country music festival grounds after an apparent shooting on October 1, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Las Vegas police scanner initial scanner traffic of shooting pic. No official word from police but scanner traffic indicates a shooter at Mandalay Bay.
Casino looks empty from as close as I could get. People at the Mandalay Bay casino and hotel reported that the casino was being evacuated. Shots reported on floor 29 now.
Listening to LVPD scanner feed. Security guard shot on 32nd floor. Several roads in the area were being shut down and police were telling people in the area to barricade inside.
Police blocking Las Vegas Blvd at a Tropicana pic. Employees and guests at TopgolfLasVegas are barricaded. Reports of active shooter.
Shooting in Las Vegas. People fleeing video from the Mandalay Bay hotel pic. Other hotels were also being shut down with guests barricading themselves inside rooms, according to social media reports.
Officers, including several SWAT units, were searching the hotels and responding to multiple calls of reported shooters that turned out to be false, according to scanner reports.
That is also fault. The only explosive in this event was from our SWAT team breaching the room. Those who are in lock down at casinos and other locations along the strip are being asked to stay where they are.
It is better to shelter in place than to be unaware. People run from the Route 91 Harvest country music festival after apparent gun fire was heard on October 1, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Las Vegas police stand guard along the streets outside the the Route 91 Harvest country music festival grounds after a active shooter was reported on October 1, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
But they have not taken over the investigation at this time, ABC News reports. Police have asked anyone with cell phone or other videos from the shooting to provide them to investigators.
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My warmest condolences and sympathies to the victims and families of the terrible Las Vegas shooting.
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