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Las Vegas shooter believed to have used hotel's freight elevator before attack - CBS News

Last Updated Oct 10, 2017 4:55 PM EDT. Law enforcement sources told CBS News that Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock is believed to have used the freight elevator at the Mandalay Bay hotel casino in the days leading up to last week's deadly attack. It ...and more »

Who Was Stephen Paddock? The Mystery of a Nondescript 'Numbers Guy' - New York Times

LAS VEGAS — Stephen Paddock was a contradiction: a gambler who took no chances. A man with houses everywhere who did not really live in any of them. Someone who liked the high life of casinos but drove a nondescript minivan and dressed casually, even ...and more »

In the solitary world of video poker, Stephen Paddock knew how to win. Until he didn't - Los Angeles Times

Stephen Paddock wanted to win and, like any savvy video poker player, knew which machine to lock down at Mandalay Bay. There was only one in the casino — a Jacks-or-better 9-6 machine, meaning it paid 9-to-1 credits on the full house and 6-1 on the ...and more »

Las Vegas gunman shot security guard minutes before massacre, police say - Washington Post

Authorities investigating the Las Vegas massacre on Monday expressed irritation that after eight days, they have still not determined why a gunman opened fire on concertgoers, killing 58 people and injuring hundreds more in the deadliest mass shooting ...and more »

Source: Las Vegas shooter left behind calculations for targeting crowd - CNN

(CNN) A handwritten note in Stephen Paddock's hotel room contained calculations pertaining to the distance and trajectory from his 32nd-floor window to the crowd of concertgoers he targeted below, according to a law enforcement source with knowledge of ...and more »

A casino regular, quiet but prickly, unleashes a rampage - Boston.com

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Stephen Paddock usually kept a cigar at hand, even though he didn't smoke. But he was quick to notice when somebody sat down beside him and lit up. Then Paddock, a denizen of hazy casinos, would take out his cigar, light it and ...and more »

No Manifesto, No Phone Calls: Las Vegas Killer Left Only Cryptic Clues - New York Times

Read the latest on the Las Vegas shooting with Friday's live updates. LAS VEGAS — The man who killed 49 people at an Orlando nightclub last year pledged allegiance to the Islamic State, in a 911 call, as the massacre unfolded. The sniper who shot to ...and more »

After revelation that casino guard was shot before Las Vegas massacre began, unanswered questions loom - Washington Post

When the Las Vegas gunman arrived at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino late last month, he assembled “an armory” in his room, according to one of the police officers who went inside. Authorities said Stephen Paddock, 64, had secreted nearly two dozen ...and more »

Las Vegas officers describe storming shooter Stephen Paddock's hotel room - CBS News

Editor's Note: To follow ongoing developments in the investigation of the Las Vegas shooting, including changes in the sheriff's timeline of the crime, go to CBSNews.com. The gunman at the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas who shot into a crowd of ...and more »

Worker warned hotel before Las Vegas shooter opened fire on crowd - CBS News

Last Updated Oct 11, 2017 9:37 PM EDT. LAS VEGAS -- A maintenance worker said Wednesday he told hotel dispatchers to call police and report a gunman had opened fire with a rifle inside the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino hotel before the shooter began ...and more »