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Skoblin 02 Oct 17 04:34

Mass shooting in Las Vegas
 
Numerous reports now state there were two gunmen... however official sources still state one gunman.
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A gunman opened fire during a country music festival in Las Vegas on Sunday night ó shooting multiple people with a high-powered assault rifle before fleeing the scene, according to reports.
At least 24 people were shot, including two fatally, according to Reuters.
Las Vegas police responded to the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino at around 10 p.m. after receiving calls about an active shooter targeting concertgoers at the Route 91 country music fest.
About an hour later police confirmed at least one suspect is down.
http://nypost.com/2017/10/02/active-...s-casino-cops/

Surrey 02 Oct 17 05:36

20 dead so far according to Sky. Shooter dead.

The police are looking for a female associate of the shooter with an American name.

Skoblin 02 Oct 17 05:37

LVPD: Police confirm Las Vegas gunman was firing from hotel room on the 32nd floor of Mandalay Bay; suspect is dead

Skoblin 02 Oct 17 05:40

From the Las Vegas Review Journal
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A Las Vegas Metropolitan police source has confirmed that at least 20 people are dead in a shooting Sunday night outside Mandalay Bay on the Las Vegas Strip.
Metro also confirmed about that one suspect is dead on a high-level floor of Mandalay Bay. Itís not known if there are other suspects.
Police are asking people to avoid the area.
Police reported multiple casualties from the incident and possibly two shooters with automatic weapons.
https://www.reviewjournal.com/local/...trip-shooting/

Skoblin 02 Oct 17 05:48

Police: "Primary aggressor" in Vegas shooting dead; reports of shooters at other locations false. "Confident there is no longer a threat."

TacCovert4 02 Oct 17 06:03

I saw one of the cell phone videos. Sounded like something full auto in the .30 cal range. Possibly an AK. I agree on one shooter, you hear long burst, pause, long burst. Consistent with mag dumps into a crowd.

Surrey 02 Oct 17 06:08

Was the shooter firing from above the concert? Reports are that he was on the 32nf floor.

TacCovert4 02 Oct 17 06:20

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Originally Posted by Surrey (Post 3409227)
Was the shooter firing from above the concert? Reports are that he was on the 32nf floor.

Sounds like it. And it would have been the best location too.

*Just as a quick note, if it was an AK-47, it is almost certainly an illegal firearm, there are very few legal/transferable AKs and most are owned by collectors.

TactiKill J. 02 Oct 17 06:46

Alleged shooter, unconfirmed, is Stephen Paddock.

Skoblin 02 Oct 17 07:03

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Originally Posted by TactiKill J. (Post 3409239)
Alleged shooter, unconfirmed, is Stephen Paddock.

His companion, Marilu Danley, apparently being sought by the police.

MarkV 02 Oct 17 07:07

Police are looking for a Marilou Danley who appears to be of SE Asian extraction

Latest reports 20 dead over 100 wounded 14 of which are in critical condition

ljadw 02 Oct 17 07:33

And her husband :Geary Danley ?

Combat Engineer 02 Oct 17 07:53

LV Sheriff announces death toll at 50 now, not 20.

Combat Engineer 02 Oct 17 07:56

The woman has been located by the Police.

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/10/02/las-...-mesquite.html

Suspect was:

Quote:

The suspected gunmen in the Las Vegas shooting has been identified as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock from Mesquite, Nevada,

Daemon of Decay 02 Oct 17 08:23

At least 50 killed as gunman opens fire at Las Vegas concert
 
Quote:

LAS VEGAS (AP) ó A gunman perched high on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas Strip casino unleashed a shower of bullets down on an outdoor country music festival below, killing at least 50 people and wounding more than 200 as tens of thousands of frantic concert-goers screamed and ran for their lives, officials said Monday. It was the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

Country music star Jason Aldean was performing Sunday night at the end of the three-day Route 91 Harvest Festival when the gunman opened fire across the street from inside the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino. SWAT teams quickly descended on the concert and the casino, and officers used explosives to get into the hotel room where the suspect was inside, authorities said. The gunman died at the scene and was identified by Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo as Stephen Paddock. A motive as not immediately known.

Aldean was in the middle of a song when the shots came rapidly: Pop-pop-pop-pop. Video of the shooting then showed Aldean stopping and the crowd getting quiet as if they were unsure of what had just happened. The gunman paused and then fired another volley of muzzle flashes from the gold glass casino as more victims fell to the ground while others fled in panic. Some said they hid behind concession stands and other crawled under parked cars.

Kodiak Yazzie, 36, said the music stopped temporarily when the first shots began and the tune even started up again before the second round of pops sent the performers ducking for cover and fleeing the stage.
https://apnews.com/4eeaef2efced49698...-Vegas-concert


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