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LAS VEGAS (CBS Local) â€” Greater than 59 people have been killed & a minimum of 500 have been injured late Sun. night in a mass shooting throughout a concert on the Las Vegas Strip. The- cops officers have identified the gunman as Stephen Paddock, 64.
Hereâ€™s what we find out about him thus far:
Paddock was a resident of Mesquite, Nev. about 80 miles northeast of Las Vegas. In accordance to Mesquite cops officers, the department had no previous contact with him. Officers didn’t understand how long he’d been living within the area.
MORE: What we all know concerning the Las Vegas shooting up to now
In accordance to our sister station, CBS DFW, Paddock additionally had ties to the DFW area.
Paddock was found lifeless on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. Authorities consider he dedicated suicide.
A minimum of 10 guns have been present in Paddockâ€™s room â€“ together with several long rifles, in accordance to cops officers.
Paddock was concentrating on a crowd of 22,000 people attending the Route 91 Harvest music festival below.
Paddockâ€™s residence is predicted to be searched Mon..