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Las Vegas Gunman Was A Wealthy Gambler Who Owned 42 Guns

By Christian Smith

Police investigating the worst mass shooting in America have described the sole perpetrator as a retired accountant and real investor who owned more than 40 guns.

More than half of the gun were found at the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel where Stephen Paddock, 64, who killed 59 people and injured 527 others in a mass shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday evening, was found dead.


Stephen Paddock

Details of the guns Paddock owned shows that he had 19 guns in his home in Mesquite, Nevada.

Assistant sheriff Todd Fasulo said Paddock 23 of the guns – were found in his hotel room. They were also explosive found in the killers car.

Asst. Sheriff: Todd Fasulo

The killers brother, Eric said his brother “was a guy who had money,” and liked to gamble.

Investigators are yet to identify a motive for the attack, however, Islamic State has already claimed responsibility.




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