The man who opened fire at the concertgoers in Las Vegas attending a country music festival on Sunday night has been identified as 64-years-old Stephen Paddock who is a local resident with no prior criminal record in Nevada.
Investigators of the attack reported that Stephen Paddock lived 90 minutes away in the city of Mesquite outside Las Vegas. He owned a $400,000 home in a retirement community that he bought back in 2015.
He is reported to have shared her home with 62-years-old Marilou Danley, the same woman police are interrogating to get their answers regarding the mass murders on Sunday night.
Paddock, the suspect, had both fishing and hunting license along with his pilot license and he had no criminal record or conviction in the state of Nevada.
He is guessed to work at Lockheed Martin as an internal Auditor for some time and that he managed an apartment building complex in Mesquite, Texas.
Strangely, Paddock didn’t have any social media appearance which had made it difficult for the authorities to track his pictures and other social information about him.
Important to mention, the 64-years-old Stephen Paddock is no more alive as he had committed suicide by the time police pull over the door of the room at the Mandalay Bay Resort from which the shooter opened the fire after 10 p.m. on Sunday night.
Stephen Paddock was staying at the hotel since 28th September, the hotel authorities report.
What he is suspected to have done is marked as the most deadly mass shooting in the modern history of the United States killing more than 50 people and leaving more than 400 people injured.
20,000 people are reported to be present there to enjoy the country music festival with Jason Aldean performing at the stage to close the third and final day at the time the shooter opened the fire from the hotel room.
People present in the concert are describing the incident as non-stop gunfire that only stopped when the shooter ostensibly was loading his gun.
In the press conference on Monday, Police told that they have discovered in excess of 10 rifles in the same room where Stephen Paddock killed himself with a suicidal gunshot.
The investigation teams are searching his Mesquite home and have already closed off a large area around his property in the state of Nevada.
Police have Danley in custody to interrogate but they believe that she was not accompanying Paddock after tracking her location outside the country.
More of, the images of the Mandalay Bay Resort showing completely blown out two large windows on the 32nd floor of the building have been released.
Paddock’s family is in the same shock as every other person who knows his record is. In an interview, his brother Eric Paddock has said that he is still in shock after knowing that his own brother was the suspect gunman for such mass murders.
“We know absolutely nothing, this is just, we are dumbfounded,” said Eric. “We have absolutely no idea. Our condolences go to the victims and all their families.”
He further explained that Paddock and he were not much on talking terms possibly because of living on the opposite coasts.
He also revealed that his 90-years-old mother is not doing fine after learning what his son has done to himself and to a lot of innocent people out there. “You can imagine how this affected her,” he said.
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