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How the Las Vegas shooter foiled a well-drilled counter-terrorism plan

09 October 2017, 05:13 | Jodi Jackson

GETTYPolice have revealed new details about mass murderer Stephen Paddock

Las Vegas

Unfortunately, Paddock decided that he'd carry out his heinous act during the Route 91 festival in Las Vegas on October 1. The reserved hotel rooms overlooked the festival's main stage, entrance, and exit - not vastly different than the positioning of the Mandalay Bay suite he eventually used to attack innocent Route 91 festival goers.

But when it came to Sunday night's attack that killed 58 people and wounded hundreds more at an open-air concert in the city, police found themselves with few options to stop the gunman quickly, they said.

Officials are also investigating the gunman's finances.

Stephen Paddock, 64, turned a gun on himself on Sunday after firing hundreds of bullets into the crowd gathered for the final night of the Route 91 Harvest music festival, killing almost 60 people and wounding hundreds.

"As I'm leaving the hotel, my wife is calling me, screaming, saying that they are being shot at", he said.

Law enforcement officials told NEWS CENTER partner USA Today that Paddock booked rooms in a Chicago hotel facing the Lollapalooza music festival in August.

However, Paddock never showed up for his reservation at the hotel, which sits just across Michigan Avenue from Grant Park.


News reports multiple law enforcement officials say Stephen Paddock researched hotels in the vicinity of Fenway Park.

Investigators have said the attack, the deadliest mass shooting in recent USA history, was meticulously planned. "We have a lot of work to do". Investigators are trying to trace that money.

The apartment was in the Ogden, a high-rise tower which, at the time, was overlooking another open-air concert, Life is attractive, where acts included Muse, Lorde and Chance the Rapper.

TMZ also reports that Paddock "specifically requested both rooms be a "view room" which only face Grant Park" and that he hadn't previously booked a room at the hotel before.

On Wednesday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation questioned his girlfriend, 62-year-old Marilou Danley, who was out of the country during the attack.

The shooter moves to the room on the 32nd floor and transports a massive cache of 23 guns and thousands of rounds of ammunition to his room.

"We have butlers and waiters and masseuses and the people in the beauty shop that know this woman and this man completely", Wynn said.



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