Police report for Las Vegas shooting

Vegas Strip shooting witnesses described chaos compassion

"He [kept] on staring at me", the housekeeper said.

Some 1,200 pages of reports were made public by Las Vegas police following a U.S. court order. Paddock was a skilled gambler, the casino host said, and he stopped coming once those games were taken out.

According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the housekeeper also said she thought it was unusual that he had so much luggage in his room.

An unidentified woman said in a handwritten statement that she believed she may have encountered Paddock at a Las Vegas restaurant three days before the massacre.

Police and Federal Bureau of Investigation have yet to find a motive for the shooting which killed 58 concertgoers and injured hundreds more on October 1, 2017.

The woman says she climbed a fence and sprinted toward a stage where she saw people taking cover.

From there, she texted her sister-in-law who was watching her kids: "OMG, there's tons of gunshots and people dead everywhere".

The reports contain dozens of witness accounts of gunfire and bloody bodies and describe in detail the terror, confusion and compassion to care for the wounded.

Seven months after the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history, police have released witness statements and officer reports about the shooting that killed 58 people and injured hundreds on the Las Vegas Strip.

The unidentified Glendale, Arizona man says people at the October 1 concert on the Las Vegas Strip were "lit up like a fishbowl".

The wounded woman told police she heard what people told her were fireworks while country music singer Jason Aldean was on stage.

A couple of seconds later, um, I fell to the ground and I couldn't feel my arm.

He had helped the woman to a nearby limousine and the vehicle's driver had taken them to hospital.

The release, totaling over 1,200 pages, came after a lawsuit for public records by the AP and other media organizations, despite resistance by law enforcement officials.

Police two weeks ago released video from two officers' body-worn cameras showing police blasting through the door of the 32nd-floor hotel suite where authorities say the gunman opened fire from windows and killed himself before officers arrived.

Lawyers for the police department argued that the media's public records requests were costly and time-consuming and releasing the information could disclose investigative techniques.

Another witness said he remembers a police officer tossing injured victims into the bed of a pickup truck.

The release of the documents came more than seven months after gunman Stephen Paddock opened fire from a casino high-rise into a concert crowd of 22,000 people at an open-air venue on the Las Vegas Strip.

Las Vegas police on Wednesday released a trove of eyewitness reports of last year's mass shooting on the Vegas Strip, considered to be the deadliest in modern USA history.



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