Authorities revealed new details about the shooter in Las Vegas

Authorities revealed new details about the shooter in Las Vegas

MOSCOW, 5 Dec — RIA Novosti. Shooter from Las Vegas (Nevada) Stephen Paddock, staged a massacre in the night from Sunday to Monday, was planning to escape, this was announced by the city Sheriff Joseph Lombardo, whose press conference was published by CBS News.


“Yes,” said the Sheriff, answering the question whether there is any evidence that the Paddock had hoped to escape. The Sheriff did not specify exactly how the shooter planned to do it.

Sheriff Lombardo also said that in the shooter’s car was found ten small containers with a total weight of about 4.5 pounds, which was explosive tannerite, and two boxes with the same explosives, each weighing about 9 pounds. In addition, the car was found about 1.6 thousand rounds.

In the night of Monday local resident Stephen Paddock was killed in Las Vegas 58 people and wounded more than 500 and shot himself. Paddock shot from automatic rifles at the 32nd floor of the hotel on the 20-strong crowd gathered for a concert of country music. In the room after the incident, found 23 of the barrel, and the total number of firearms that were confiscated in the room and the suspect’s house, reached 47. This incident became the largest in U.S. history, a case of mass murder with a firearm.