AP: shooter from Las Vegas has successfully passed a background check before buying weapons
WASHINGTON, October 3 — RIA Novosti. A criminal, shot on Sunday evening, 59 people in Las Vegas, before buying weapons successfully passed the necessary checks, said the gun shop owner Chris Michael.
According to Michael, quoted by the associated Press, 64-year-old Steven Paddock several times in his shop, located in Utah is a 40-minute drive from the house Paddock in Nevada. In the end a man bought the gun after passing the necessary check on the Federal database.
“Nothing alarming (in the buyer) was not. I had no idea what he’s capable of it,” admitted Michael.
Earlier the police informed that the Paddock was not brought to trial. Relatives of the men admitted that for them was a complete surprise when they learned about the crime.
The shooting occurred on Sunday evening local time at a music festival in Las Vegas, which was attended by tens of thousands of people. Victims of the shooter, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, were more than 50 people, more than 500 were injured. The criminal is killed. The tragedy became the largest by quantity of victims the opportunity of shooting in the United States.