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LAS VEGAS SHOOTER NAMED -- Developing

LAS VEGAS SHOOTER NAMED -- Developing

Stephen Paddock has been identified as the gunman in the shooting at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival in Las Vegas that left more than 20 dead and at least 100 wounded, NBC News reports.

The shooter, a 64-year-old from Mesquite, Nevada, was firing from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel at the festival. Officers responded to that hotel room and engaged the suspect, killing him. They do not believe at this time that there were any other shooters, despite reports of multiple gunmen. Police said they do not have an accurate number of victims yet. Police have not yet released a motive.


CNBC reports:

The suspected gunmen in the Las Vegas shooting has been identified as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock from Mesquite, NV, according to NBC News.

This story is developing. Please check back for further updates.

Over 20 people are dead and more than 100 injured after a gunman opened fire at a concert near the Mandalay Bay Casino in Las Vegas, officials said on Monday.

The Route 91 Harvest country music festival was taking place across the road from Mandalay Bay, which is near McCarran International Airport on the south side of the Las Vegas Strip. It was here that the gunman opened fire.

Videos posted on social media showed large crowds ducking for cover as a semi-automatic weapon was shot.

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