Stephen Paddock killed 58 people and injured hundreds more in Las Vegas in America’s worst ever mass shooting before turning the gun on himself before police could reach him. Police are now trying to identify a ‘mystery woman’ seen with Paddock in the days before he carried out the massacre. Lombardo told reporters: “Look at the weapon obtaining, the amounts of Tannerite available – do you think this was accomplished all on his own, face value?
A woman sits on a curb at the scene of the shooting in Las Vegas. A prominent supporter of gun rights has said gun regulation would not prevent attacks like the tragedy in Las Vegas, and argued that if pro-regulation arguments were correct there would be mass shootings ‘daily to the tune of thousands’. There have been 521 mass shootings in the past 477 days in America.
A tweet by Medium Buying LLC revealed that the powerful lobby group had postponed spending due to begin on Tuesday following the Las Vegas massacre.
As the United States comes to terms with its deadliest ever mass shooting, details have started to emerge about the lives of those who died.
A woman caught up in the Las Vegas shooting has claimed that the crowd were warned that they were going to die shortly before the incident. Brianna Hendricks, who is in the gambling capital to celebrate her 21st birthday, claims she saw a woman escorted out of the country music concert shortly after her outburst. Ms Hendricks, from Springfield, Colorado, told NBC that the woman, who was described as Hispanic and in her 50s, made the warning just 45 minutes before the shooter, named as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, sprayed bullets into the crowd from the Mandalay Bay hotel.
The tweet has already many received received many responses calling for gun control reforms.
The Las Vegas shooter has been identified as 64-year-old Stephen Craig Paddock whose father was reportedly once on the FBI’s most-wanted list. Police said that the Paddock, who killed at least 58 people and injured a further 515, was from Mesquite, Nevada. A SWAT team reportedly found Paddock dead after entering his hotel room using a controlled explosion.
The pro-gun lobbyist later claimed he was returning to the scene with his own weapon.
A shocking video has emerged showing the moment at least one gunman fired a hail of bullets into a crowd of 40,000 people at a Las Vegas music festival.
US police have said one suspect is "down" after a mass shooting at a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip.
At least 59 people have been killed and over 500 injured after yesterday's mass shooting in Las Vegas.