Girlfriend denies knowledge of Vegas plot — WHAT'S HAPPENING
Oct 06, 2017, 00:34
The Las Vegas gunman's girlfriend, back in the United States after a weeklong trip overseas, will be at the centre of the investigation into the shooting deaths of 59 people as authorities try to determine why Stephen Paddock, a man with no known record of violence or crime, would open fire on a concert crowd from a high-rise hotel.
Investigators questioned her about Paddock's weapons purchases, a $100,000 wire transfer to a Philippine bank that appeared to be intended for her, and whether she saw any changes in his behaviour before she left the United States.
Authorities are grasping to find a motive for Paddock, a 64-year-old retiree and high-stakes gambler.
Trump says authorities are "learning a lot more" about the gunman in the shooting, which killed 59 people and injured more than 500 during an outdoor Las Vegas concert. An additional 19 guns were found in Paddock's home in Mesquite, Nevada.
Authorities say the Las Vegas shooter had 1,600 rounds of ammunition and several containers of an explosive commonly used in target shooting that totaled 50 pounds in his auto.
Danley, referred to as Paddock's longtime girlfriend, had been out of the country for weeks and was in the Philippines at the time of the shooting.
Danley said she had voluntarily flown back to the United States because she knew investigators wanted to talk to her. Paddock committed suicide as police closed in on his location.
A US law enforcement official says Federal Bureau of Investigation agents met Danley at the airport in Los Angeles late Tuesday night. Police don't know if the devices were transmitting - the FBI is investigating their use - but the Clark County sheriff said he thinks Paddock might have used them to watch for people approaching his room.
The sheriff also said Paddock had taken a room in another Las Vegas hotel one week earlier while an alternative music festival was in town.
"He's going to salute the first responders and Americans who helped as he should", he said.
"He was doing everything possible to see how he could escape", Lombardo said, declining to detail specifics. They said she was "in love" with Paddock and called her "a good person and a gentle soul ... a mother, grandmother, a sister, a friend". Paddock bought 33 firearms, mostly rifles, during that period, an ATF spokesperson said.
"He sent her away so that he can plan what he is planning without interruptions", the sister said.
Paddock had 23 guns inside the suite, as well as hammers, LVMPD Assistant Sheriff Todd Fasulo said.
Meanwhile, a hotel security officer was shot in the leg when Paddock sprayed 200 rounds of gunfire into the hallway when that officer approached his hotel room.
Trump has responded to the Las Vegas massacre by holding a moment of silence on the White House South Lawn and ordering flags lowered to half-staff. The 62-year-old was allegedly sent to stay with her family by the shooter shortly before the massacre.
NBC News reported that Paddock wired $100,000 to the Philippines last week, but NPR has not independently verified that report . Paddock ended the rampage by killing himself. "We have discovered he was utilizing some of her identification".
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