Update: Gunman kills 59 in Las Vegas shooting including Nurse, Teacher and Police officer, 527 injured
Oct 03, 2017 National 5213 By Jason Ade
- Gunman kills 59 in Las Vegas shooting including Nurse, Teacher and Police officer, 527 injured.
- Stephen Paddock, 64, of Mesquite, Nevada, has been identified as the suspected gunman in the Las Vegas massacre.
- Paddock killed himself before Police could get to him.
Police have confirmed the identity of the lone gunman who killed at least 59 people and injured over
500 in Las Vegas Strip as 64 years old Stephen Paddock.
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said that the shooter was found dead in a room on the 32nd floor of Mandalay Bay in an apparent suicide. Lombardo said Paddock opened fire from the room, and there were no other shooters. Police said he had no known connection to terrorism.
"We have no idea what his belief system was," Lombardo said.
The victims who were killed in this mass shooting incident included a school teacher, a Nurse and an off duty Police Officer.