Las Vegas Mass Shooting Timeline:

Thursday, September 28

Suspected gunman Stephen Paddock checks into the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

Sunday, October 1

9:40 p.m.

Country music star Jason Aldean starts his performance at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in front of a crowd of more than 22,000 in Las Vegas.

10:08 p.m.

There are reports “of multiple shots being fired from the direction of the Mandalay Bay towards the Route 91 concert that was taking place on the East side of Las Vegas Boulevard,” Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said Monday, per Deadline.

10:14 p.m.

An officer indicates in the audio, “I’m inside the Mandalay Bay on the 31st floor, I can hear the automatic fire coming from one floor ahead, one floor above us.”

10:19 p.m.

Gunfire ceases, according to a Clark County police official. Four officers also head toward the 32nd floor, Newsweek reports.

10:20 p.m.

“It’s been awhile since we’ve heard any shots,” someone says in a transmission, The New York Times reports. “Does anybody have eyes on the shooter?”

One minute later, an officer says, “we are taking fire from a very high floor and we believe it’s possibly coming from the Mandalay Bay.”

10:23 p.m.

“We’re getting from civilians that there might have been three shooters,” an officer says in the police scanner audio.

10:24 p.m.

“The room is going to be 135,” someone who reports being on the 32nd floor says in the audio.

10:25 p.m.

“We just spoke with security at Mandalay Bay,” a voice says in the audio. “They’re saying they have shots fired on 29 and 32nd levels.”

10:26 p.m.

“We have a security officer also shot in the leg on the 32nd floor,” someone reports in the scanner audio. “He’s standing right by the elevator.”

“He shot down the hallway and hit a security guard,” the voice later says, adding that there’s a “four-man” team on the floor with “another element coming to us.”

“We will need the 29th floor,” the voice explains. “It sounds like it’s confirmed there are at least two shooters with fully automatic weapons.”

10:38 p.m.

“We’re investigating reports of an active shooter near/around Mandalay Bay Casino,” police tweet. “Asking everyone to please avoid the area.”

Police report not hearing shots for 10 minutes, and they begin to clear floors, Newsweek reports.

11 p.m.

Part of the Las Vegas Strip is shut down, authorities tweet.

11:20 p.m.

Around this time, the Times reports, authorities use a device to breach a Mandalay Bay room. Newsweek says the device is used at 11:21 p.m.

11:58 p.m.

“Confirming that one suspect is down,” Las Vegas police tweet. “This is an active investigation. Again, please do not head down to the Strip at this time.”

Monday, October 2

12:21 a.m.

“At this time we do not believe there are any more shooters,” Las Vegas police tweet.

1:40 a.m.

Officers confronted the suspect on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel, Lombardo says early Monday morning. Authorities say the man is dead. They don’t release the suspect’s name but say he is a local resident.

The death toll stands at more than 20 dead and 100 injured.

1:57 a.m.

Las Vegas authority’s tweet they are looking for two vehicles associated with the gunman.

Las Vegas police tweet a photo of Marilou Danley, believed to be Paddock’s partner, saying that they are looking for her.

3:30 a.m.

At least 50 people are said to be dead, with more than 200 injured.

Authorities have identified Paddock as the suspected shooter. They also say they have located Danley.

“We have located the vehicles in question, and we are confident we have located the female person of interest,” Las Vegas police tweet at 3:37 a.m.

“Marilou Danley is no longer being sought out as a person of interest,” the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said in an Atlanta Journal-Constitution report published later Monday morning. “LVMPD detectives have made contact with her and do not believe she is involved with the shooting on the strip.”

4:11 a.m.

“My warmest condolences and sympathies to the victims and families of the terrible Las Vegas shooting,” President Donald Trump tweets. “God bless you!”

4:30 a.m.

“Two on-duty LVMPD officers were injured during the shooting,” police tweet. “One is in stable condition after surgery and the other sustained minor injuries.”

5:33 a.m.

Las Vegas police tweet a press release which says a SWAT team found Paddock dead in a hotel room at the Mandalay Bay. They say that 50 people are dead and 406 others are hurt.

7:33 AM – Oct 2, 2017

Police say in the release that an off-duty officer is among the dead.

8:44 a.m.

The death toll reaches 58 with 515 others hurt, Lombardo says.

3:05 p.m.

The death toll moves to 59 — including the shooter — with 527 others injured, law enforcement officials say at an afternoon press conference.

8:50 p.m.

The estimated number of people injured is reduced to 516, according to a news release by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. The death toll remains at 59.

10:00 p.m.

During a news conference, officials say the number of those injured was 527, despite a previous press release.

Tuesday, October 3

During a 1 p.m. news conference, authorities say Paddock set up cameras inside and outside the hotel room where he opened fire. They also say that Paddock put a camera in a food service cart outside his hotel room.

Lombardo also says Tuesday afternoon that Danley is once again a person of interest.

Late Tuesday evening

Danley, who had been in the Phillippines, comes back to the United States.

Wednesday, October 4

8:49 a.m.

President Trump tweets: “I will be landing in Las Vegas shortly to pay my respects with @FLOTUS Melania,” Trump tweets. “Everyone remains in our thoughts and prayers.”

Around 9:45 a.m.

Trump and the first lady arrive in Las Vegas, where they meet with Lombardo and others.

Previously reported:

It’s getting stranger and stranger as ISIS claims responsibility for the Las Vegas Mass Shooting.

“The Las Vegas attack was carried out by a soldier of the Islamic State and he carried it out in response to calls to target states of the coalition,” the terror group’s news agency Amaq said in reference to the US-led coalition fighting the group in the Middle East.

“The Las Vegas attacker converted to Islam a few months ago,” Amaq also said on the Telegram online messaging service, according to Agence France-Presse.

Here is what is beyond strange:

“We have determined at this point no connection to an international terrorist organization,” an FBI agent said at a press conference.  So the FBI investigation trying to find a connection between President Trump and Russia has been going on for months and months but the FBI, at the speed of light, has determined there is no connection between the largest mass shooting in U.S. History and the Islamic State.

Snopes was spinning the ISIS connection at Warp Speed as well.  Do the Swamp Creatures think we’re that stupid?

Previously on Resolute Post:

Las Vegas mass shooting deadliest in United States history. At least 59 killed and more than 527 injured.  No motive has yet been discovered by the FBI.

64 year old Nevada resident Stephen Paddock killed himself as police broke into the room he occupied on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay with stash of weapons.

  • Investigators found 23 firearms in Paddock’s room at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino and 19 more at his home.
  • President Donald Trump, who will visit Las Vegas on Wednesday, called the shooting “an act of pure evil.”

Las Vegas police confirmed the man they believe to be responsible for killing more than 50 people is Stephen Paddock. Here’s what we know about him.

– Stephen Paddock is a 64-year-old white male.

– Paddock was not known to the federal authorities, but was known to local law enforcement.

– He lived in Mesquite, Nevada with Marilou Danley on Babbling Brook Ct. Police are searching his house.

The suspected gunman made several large gambling transactions in recent weeks, according to law enforcement officials.

The transactions in Las Vegas by Stephen Paddock were in the tens of thousands, the officials said.

It was not immediately clear if those transactions were losses or wins.

Paddock’s brothers were stunned to learn Monday that their sibling was the suspected perpetrator of the largest mass shooting in modern American history.

Eric Paddock of Orlando, Florida, said he had “no idea” why his 64-year-old brother committed the shooting.

“Mars just fell into the earth,” he told NBC News. “We’re completely dumbfounded.”

Authorities say Stephen Paddock, 64, lived within easy driving distance of Las Vegas and had a pilot’s license.
No motive for the Sunday night shooting has been discovered.
Paddock’s brother said his brother had worked as an accountant and had plenty of money.
“He was a wealthy guy playing video poker… on cruises,” he said, adding that his brother could afford anything he wanted and played $100-a-hand poker.
Their father was a well-known bank robber and at one point was on the FBI’s 10 most wanted list, he said. Their father died a few years ago.
Stephen Paddock had been married in the past and lived with his girlfriend, Eric Paddock said, but he didn’t know of any children.
Stephen last communicated with his brother via a text, asking Eric about their mother, who’d lost power during Hurricane Irma. Eric also said Stephen spoke to his mother on the phone a week or two ago.
He has no idea why his brother would kill anybody. The family found out about the shooting at 1 a.m., when police called.
“He was my brother and it’s like an asteroid fell out of the sky,” Eric Paddock said.

To buy a machine gun under the 1934 NFA, an individual needs to submit the following:

  • Pay a tax of $200, which in 1934 was worth over $3,500
  • Fill out a lengthy application to register your gun with the federal government
  • Submit photographs
  • Submit passport photos
  • Get your chief law enforcement official to sign your application
  • Wait for the results of your background check to come back

A violation of the national firearms act results in a felony punishable by up to 10 years in federal prison, a $100,000 fine, and forfeiture of the individual’s right to own or possess firearms in the future.

It is unclear if the automatic weapon was obtained and licensed legally.


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