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Sheriff shares new details about Las Vegas shooting investigation
Las Vegas Review-Journal ^ | 10 Oct 2017 | Rachel Crosby

Posted on 10/11/2017 12:42:00 AM PDT by Meet the New Boss

Despite Mandalay Bay shooter Stephen Paddock’s history of high-stakes gambling, he had no known gambling debts, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said Tuesday.

And, contrary to published reports, Paddock’s girlfriend, Marilou Danley, told investigators in Los Angeles she had no concerns about his mental health.

In an extensive interview Tuesday with the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Lombardo clarified those details and provided new information about the Oct. 1 shooting that killed 58 concertgoers and left nearly 500 injured.

The sheriff said investigators have made contact with Paddock’s entire “family tree,” including the shooter’s two ex-wives. Their conversations have shed new light on the shooter’s upbringing but have yet to answer the most daunting question: Why?

“We may never know,” Lombardo said. “All those things that you would expect to find, we have not found.”

(Excerpt) Read more at reviewjournal.com ...


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KEYWORDS: 201710; 20171001; danley; exwives; hoaxes; lasvegascell; mariloudanley; paddock; prostitute; vegas
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- says Paddock checked in to the suite on 9/25, earlier than 9/28, but spent those first 3 days in a separate room that was comped. Paddock paid for the suite himself.

- While checked in to hotel, Paddock traveled to Mesqute several times

- Sheriff says Paddock did not have a prostitute one night, contrary to reports

- Bellman helped bring bags up at least twice

- Sheriff says not aware of footage of Paddock driving to desert practice range, contrary to reports

- autopsy revealed no brain abnormalities

- security guy Campos shot in thigh when Paddock fired > 200 rounds. He then took cover in an alcove in the hallway and warned nearby maintenance guy to take cover too. Campos stayed in hiding until cops came.

1 posted on 10/11/2017 12:42:00 AM PDT by Meet the New Boss
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To: Jane Long; LucyT; NIKK

Thanks for the good synopsis


2 posted on 10/11/2017 12:46:41 AM PDT by hoosiermama (When you open your heart to patriotism, there is no room for prejudice.DJT)
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To: Meet the New Boss

Based on what Sheriff said about autopsy, can we conclude Paddock did not shoot himself in head as many of us first thought from seeing photo?


3 posted on 10/11/2017 12:49:14 AM PDT by Meet the New Boss
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To: Meet the New Boss

So, did Campos call the front desk or hotel security?


4 posted on 10/11/2017 12:49:31 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: Meet the New Boss

I don’t think this whole incident passes the smell test.


5 posted on 10/11/2017 12:49:59 AM PDT by Maudeen (This world is not my home.)
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To: Meet the New Boss

The autopsy reveales no brain anomalies as well. Why don’t they just tell the public the truth? That he was another Repub hater? The public already knows the left is filled with these kinds of people.


6 posted on 10/11/2017 12:55:23 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Trump: Greatest POTUS of all time solely for preventing Satan taking office.)
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To: Maudeen

...too many missing “dots”


7 posted on 10/11/2017 12:57:23 AM PDT by Doogle (( USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand....never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: Meet the New Boss

shooter SCP? or suspected shooter SCP?

las vegas shooting doctored timeline permits paddock as patsy conjecture
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Posted on 10/10/2017, 9:09:22 PM by SteveH

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3593825/posts


8 posted on 10/11/2017 12:59:01 AM PDT by SteveH
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[Campos] then took cover in an alcove in the hallway and warned nearby maintenance guy to take cover too. Campos stayed in hiding until cops came.
If I was that maintenance guy then 200 rounds coming through the nearest room door would have been warning enough!

9 posted on 10/11/2017 1:25:50 AM PDT by Mr Radical (In times of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act)
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To: Meet the New Boss

If Lombardo says we may never know then forget it


10 posted on 10/11/2017 1:30:51 AM PDT by stanne
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To: Mr Radical

and the security guard lying on the ground with a hold in his thigh also might be a clue.


11 posted on 10/11/2017 1:33:53 AM PDT by snarkytart
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To: Meet the New Boss

Why would they waste time evacuating rooms when he was shooting up all those ppl? Why would he need so many guns? Why why why.


12 posted on 10/11/2017 1:40:10 AM PDT by LookingUp
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To: Meet the New Boss

What one gun shoots >200 rounds?
Did he leisurely reload multiple magazines?
200 rounds and only a “flesh wound”?


13 posted on 10/11/2017 2:03:53 AM PDT by vanilla swirl (We are almost fully Soviet now, no gulags because we are not feared.)
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Something I don’t get. If the security guard was shot in the leg and fully able to call for help and let them know they had an active shooter on that floor; why did it take 72 minutes for them to get to the door of the shooters room?

I realize they don’t know what they are dealing with and had to take precautions but they had to hear the gun shots being fire out the window.


14 posted on 10/11/2017 2:49:33 AM PDT by Boomer (The dem party has become the North Korea of American politics; unreasonable, dictatorial, fascist.)
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To: Boomer

Remember Columbine HS? it took the police hours to go in.


15 posted on 10/11/2017 3:18:07 AM PDT by Loud Mime (Liberalism: Intolerance masquerading as tolerance, Ignorance masquerading as Intelligence)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

They have scrubbed it already?


16 posted on 10/11/2017 3:37:23 AM PDT by momincombatboots (White Stetsons up.. let's save our country!)
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To: Meet the New Boss

“contact Mandalay Bay have them shut down the elevators so he can’t get mobile and we can take the stairs and block all the stair exits.”
“We’re doing that now, 32nd floor.”
“I’m in the stairwell on the 32nd floor...I’m on the 32nd floor, the room is going to be 135, break”
“We have a four-man element at the end of the hall..”
Control, we just spoke to security at Mandalay Bay and they say they have shots fired on 29 and 32 levels”
“Control we’re coming out on the 32nd floor”
We also have a security officer also shot in the leg on the 32nd floor. He’s standing right by the elevator.”
“he shot down the hallway and hit a security guard”
“We have a four man team up here and we have an element coming to us”
“get somebody into that camera room and see if we can get cameras watching that 29 and 32nd floor.”
“Control..we are going to surveillance right now. We’re inside the Mandalay”
“Control..we are set the suspect’s door”
“all units explosive breach everyone needs to move back”
“one down 32nd floor’ “I have the floor”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UwD2pypWu-E


17 posted on 10/11/2017 3:43:46 AM PDT by blueplum ( "...this moment is your moment: it belongs to you... " President Donald J. Trump, Jan 20, 2017)
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To: momincombatboots

What do you mean, the autopsy? That’s what I read, they said they found nothing wrong with his brain, no tumors or anything so I guess they are just going to push this as “we don’t know why he did it” unless someone outside of the swamp gets hold of some info and shows it to the public.


18 posted on 10/11/2017 3:45:50 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Trump: Greatest POTUS of all time solely for preventing Satan taking office.)
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To: Boomer

It seems like everyone is now in this for their own agenda.

The various police agencies are all in cya mode. The way they dribble out partial stories that contradict each other they give the appearance that each agency is searching for a storyline that does not embarrass it.

This dribbling out of contradictory information then leads to the rest of us jumping to conspiracy theories. What is needed is a true investigative journalist. But the media no longer has people with that skill.


19 posted on 10/11/2017 3:48:40 AM PDT by spintreebob
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda; Meet the New Boss

Processing a brain from an autopsy takes, at a minimum, 2-4 weeks.

It has to be fixed in formalin (for several reasons) before it can be sectioned. Once it is sectioned, the slides will take another 3-7 days.

Now, in a GSW to the head with a high-powered rifle, the normal protocol may not be possible - but, then, neither is a conclusion of “no abnormalities” possible.


20 posted on 10/11/2017 3:53:30 AM PDT by Jim Noble (Single payer is coming. Which kind do you like)
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