A gunman from the 32nd floor of Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino opened fire the crowd of 22,000 country music fans in a concert festival. Jason Aldean is the headliner of the event where a video showed him being rushed off the stage during the gunfire. His performance is interrupted with the sound of gunshots; the victims fell bleeding while other concertgoers screamed for help and cared for the wounded.

Other performers include Dylan Scott, Big & Rich, Jake Owen and Luke Combs. During a press conference, Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg revealed that at least 59 people were killed and 527 got injured which is considered today as the deadliest shooting in modern American  history and the death toll might increase.

Las Vegas Gunman identified as Stephen Paddock has NO Criminal Record
An official of Las Vegas McCarran International Airport stated that the airport perimeter fence beside the concert venue was ruptured by people escaping the incident. Ambulances then rushed to the scene to help the wounds of the fans that got their injuries from being trampled, climbing fences and shrapnel. Mark Mullen who stays at the 29th floor told the media he thought that the noise was from the fireworks but when he looked at the window he can’t see anything.

Gunman Identified as Stephen Paddock

Authorities named the gunman of the Las Vegas Shooting as Stephen Paddock. He is a 64-year old resident of Mesquite, Nevada where he checked in to the hotel and at least 10 weapons were found in his room and his motive for the attack is still unclear.

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The SWAT Team reported that Paddock killed himself through a controlled explosion. Mesquite police said that his home at a retirement village is nothing out of the ordinary. His brother Erick told reporters that Stephen is a guy with money and often went to cruises and gamble.

Their father, Benjamin Hoskins Paddock who is also known as “Big Daddy” is one of FBI’s most wanted. Erick also wondered how his brother got his weapons where in fact he has no military background.

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