Sunday night's shooting spree in Las Vegas was meticulously planned for some time, the Clark County sheriff said Tuesday, expressing frustration that no one appeared to have noticed the gunman's unusual actions and alerted authorities. "Did I help enough people?" he asked himself.
A hotel security guard who approached the room during the rampage was shot through the door and wounded in the leg.
PBS NewsHour will update this story as it develops. Police believe he brought at least 10 rifles with him.
His brother said he helped Paddock move into a new home last year and saw no automatic weapons.
Broken windows are shown on the east facade of Mandalay Bay hotel-casino where it is suspected Paddock shot from. It was a sold-out event with more than 22,000 tickets sold for all three days.
Back on the Las Vegas strip Monday, Luca was surveying the surreal scene. The sheriff said the shooting was "obviously premeditated".
As per U.S. federal laws, if the perpetrator has a domestic political motivation, an act of violence could be termed an act of domestic terrorism.
Police located two vehicles and were "confident" they located Paddock's roommate, 62-year-old Marilou Danley. It is the deadliest shooting in American history, to date.
The possibility that Paddock used tripod indicates that he understood how to overcome some of the difficulties of his plan.
The tour will resume Oct. 12 in Tulsa, Okla. Refunds are available at the point of purchase. A motive for the attack remains unclear.
"At the end of the day, we aren't Democrats or Republicans, whites or blacks, men or women". The gunman's brother, Eric Paddock, appeared dumbfounded by the news. He worked as an accountant and made money through real estate. "The Las Vegas attacker converted to Islam a few months ago".
"There was blood everywhere. I never imagined seeing anything like this". Law enforcement officials said the purpose of that camera was apparently to give the gunman a video feed that would warn him when police were closing in.