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Posted by: thepinetree on 10/02/2017 07:15 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 10/02/2017 07:15 PM
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LVMPD Working to Find Motive Behind Shooting and Bring Closure to the Families of the Fallen

Las Vegas, NV...Now in its 18th hour following the mass shooting into a crowd of concert-goers, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is working to process the crime scene across from the Mandalay Bay Hotel and also investigate the motives of the shooter, said Sheriff Joe Lombardo at an 3 p.m. briefing on Monday. Metro and its partners have executed a search warrant at the home of Stephen Craig Paddock in Mesquite, Nevada. Detectives are combing through evidence to uncover the shooter’s motives and any other pertinent information that will help shed light on the Sunday night massacre.




Paddock opened fire on a crowd of more than 22,000 concert-goers from his hotel room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel on Sunday evening at approximately 10:08 p.m. The victims were across the street attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival concert when bullets rang out. LVMPD SWAT responded to the call, breached the hotel room and found the suspect dead.

The latest estimate on the number of injured stands at 516 with 59 dead. Homicide detectives are working as quickly as possible to process the crime scene on Las Vegas Boulevard. We understand people who attended the concert need to retrieve personal belongings. Once Metro is close to clearing that scene, there will be more information on that matter.

The Family Resource Center will play a role in that task. We want people to know that the center, which was temporarily located at Metro HQ, is now up and running at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Metro asked families and friends who live in Las Vegas to physically go to the center if they are seeking to find a loved one. Due to technical difficulties there is a new hotline for families to call if they have a missing relative. The number is (800) 536-9488.

This is still an active investigation. The Federal Bureau of Investigations is asking for anyone with videos or photos concerning the shooting to call 1-800-CALLFBI or (800) 225-5324.


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Do The Math
Posted on: 2017-10-02 20:20:59   By: Anonymous
 
Sad for the victims, but something smells fishier than a Vegas street corner shell game.

Let's see. 516 wounded, 60+/- shot dead.
At a 40-60% effectivity rate the shooter would have had to fire around 900 rounds or more. Even with automatic weapons, that would still require changing nearly 32+ magazines, each holding 30 rounds.

While the mechanics of a weapon may fire at that rate, how fast can the shooter keep changing magazines?
Then he has time to run down the hall and break out a second window on the 32nd floor to continue shooting. And whose room was that?
Add to the fact that those windows are thick, strong glass. Vegas casino owners know how distraught their losing patrons can get alone in the drunken room.
And who in hades sold a person enough firepower to overthrow a small country without dropping authorities a dime?

Multiple auto-guns, multiple shooter boxes and ONE self inflicted dead shooter.
Could this be the image we are supposed to see?
Could there have been other shooters and one dead fall-guy?
Who's agenda would this push?

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    ban ALL automatics
    Posted on: 2017-10-02 21:01:24   By: Anonymous
      Edited By: thepinetree
    On: 2017-10-02 22:15:20


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      Re: ban ALL automatons
      Posted on: 2017-10-02 21:04:32   By: Anonymous
       
      But everybody needs to own a full automatic weapon.
      Happiness is a warm gun.

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        Re: ban ALL automatons
        Posted on: 2017-10-03 04:36:25   By: Anonymous
         
        Happiness is a belt fed weapon
        At least get it right please.

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    Re: Do The Math
    Posted on: 2017-10-03 04:42:33   By: Anonymous
     
    The Las Vegas Police are pretty damn good at their job, I'm sure they will let you know of their findings. So before going off on conspiracy theories it's always helpful to have the facts first.
    Sadly with all of the news on this, some nut job, a person with a mental disorder, illness, disease, frickin loony, whatever you want to call him, will try to up this shooter. In time, someone will, it might be 6 months or a year from now, but someone will give it a shot.
    That's the world we live in today. Something isn't right with folks, and it's getting worse. Something in the water, cell phones electromagnetic fields to our brains daily, it's something that's making more and more people a little less stable. Just look at the political rally's and the way people act, be it Trump and the violence, or Hillary's and the rioting, burning and looting, and they claim to be the peaceful ones?
    Kind of reminds me of a song from Aerosmith (I think that's the name) ~ Somethings wrong with the world today.
    Well the LV Police are not the Keystone cops and they will get to the bottom of who and how, but the why maybe a mystery for eternity.
    Buy stock in any of the gun sales, they're rising fast by the way and of course we already have politicians demanding more gun control. Kind of strange since the US is the worlds largest arms dealer in the world. We (US politicians) want to sell weapons to other countries to kill thousands, but we want to restrict/stop gun sales to the American people.
    I guess I better go to Wally World and but some more ammo today.
    Be safe my friends, lock and load.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-10-02 21:43:08   By: Anonymous
 
Annoying to see all the dead space but couldn't agree more with the later poster. None of us need to own automatic weapons unless at war. And then - maybe even eventually - not. My heart breaks for the families, loved ones and victims - even first responders - but if there is any good to come of this, perhaps finally time for a conversation about gun control. No one - absolutely no one - could have made a difference by owning more guns in this situation. Prayers for all affected.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2017-10-03 01:27:33   By: Anonymous
     
    What about a pointed stick?

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2017-10-03 05:01:16   By: Anonymous
       
      Mine has a marshmallow on it, want one?

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        Re:
        Posted on: 2017-10-03 09:34:53   By: Anonymous
         
        yes, please.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-10-03 06:35:21   By: Anonymous
 
It is firm belief the solution for the mass shooting situation in America is not gun control, Muslim control, Mexican control or old privileged white people control. It's media control. How is that we knows names of every mass shooter in history? We're obsessed with them and it encourages others. It should be illegal to the extent of treason for anyone to publish the name of the shooters.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2017-10-03 06:50:48   By: Anonymous
     
    Shooter was spotted at a anti Trump rally. Looks like a libtard went full retard..

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2017-10-03 07:36:24   By: Anonymous
       
      Yup angry democrat strikes again.
      Seems there are two things that are always in common with these mass shooters.
      Democrats, and on mind meds.


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      Re:
      Posted on: 2017-10-03 09:14:23   By: Anonymous
       
      Fake news. Give a source.

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