Las Vegas shooter had planned to shoot the festival “Life is beautiful”

Las Vegas shooter Steven Paddock was probably going to commit mass murder in September at another music festival “Life is beautiful” (Life Is Beautiful). About it writes edition The Daily Beast, citing a source in law enforcement bodies.

According to him, in September Paddock rented premises in a 21-storey building Odgen, which is on the site of this festival. It is not known why he abandoned the original plan, but it is suggested that he could “take nerves”.

The publication says that his source is not involved in the process of investigation, but holding him in the course of the investigation.

2 Oct 64-year-old American Steven Paddock opened fire from automatic weapons by members of the festival of country music, being on the 32nd floor, in a room at Mandalay Bay, and then killed himself. Because of his actions killed 59 people, injured more than 500.

In his room was found 23 weapons, including 19 guns, thousands of rounds, and at his home in Mesquite (Nevada) police found explosives and its components.