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Las Vegas gunman emailed about bump stocks months befor…

(Reuters) – Three months before killing 58 people and wounding more than 500 in Las Vegas last October, the gunman behind the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history sent emails discussing buying bump stocks, which can make semiautomatic rifles fire hundreds of rounds a minute, media reports on unsealed search warrants showed. Bump stocks believed to be used in the massacre were found in the 32nd-floor hotel room from where Stephen Paddock fired down on a crowd gathered on a Sunday night for the finale of a country music festivalRead More


Records: FBI knew Las Vegas gunman had big gun stashes

Interested in Las Vegas Shooting? Add Las Vegas Shooting as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Las Vegas Shooting news, video, and analysis from ABC News. FBI agents knew the gunman behind the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left behind big caches of guns, ammunition and explosives when they sought warrants to search his properties and online accounts, according to court documents released Friday. However, new questions were raised after a U.S. judge in Nevada unsealed the documents revealing some of what federal agentsRead More


Records: FBI knew Las Vegas gunman had stashes of big g…

LAS VEGAS — FBI agents knew the gunman behind the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left behind big caches of guns, ammunition and explosives when they sought warrants to search his properties and online accounts, according to court documents released Friday. According to the documents, Stephen Paddock’s girlfriend told investigators they would probably find her fingerprints on bullets because she helped him load ammunition magazines. A U.S. judge in Nevada unsealed the documents showing some of what federal agents learned about Stephen Paddock in the week after the LasRead More


The Latest: Vegas gunman had emailed about bump stocks

LAS VEGAS –  The Latest on a documents related to the Las Vegas shooting (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The Las Vegas gunman exchanged emails about buying rifles and bump stocks months before he carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history using guns equipped with the device that allows semi-automatic weapons to fire nearly as fast as automatic ones. Stephen Paddock’s emails were disclosed in affidavits unsealed Friday after several media organizations, including The Associated Press, fought for their release. The documents said Paddock had received anRead More


Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock reportedly encountered…

Elizabeth Zwirz Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock reportedly encountered employees at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino “more than 10” times in the days prior to the deadly concert shooting ambush in October, MGM Resorts International said. “Mandalay Bay staff, room service and housekeeping had contact with Paddock or entered his suite more than 10 times over the course of his stay, including the three days leading up to October 1,” a statement obtained by the Las Vegas Review-Journal from the hotel group said. “As a result of these interactions, thereRead More


Colorado gunman reportedly bought 11 guns from Wyoming …

Nicole Darrah Matthew Riehl reportedly bought 11 guns from a gun store in Wyoming from 2010 to 2013.  (Douglas County Sheriff’s Office) The Colorado man who fatally shot a sheriff’s deputy and wounded six others Sunday in an “ambush-style” attack purchased 11 of his guns — including an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle — from a store in Wyoming, according to a report out Wednesday. Matthew Riehl, an Iraq War veteran, was sold 11 guns from 2010 to 2013 from Dave’s Guns in Laramie, Fox 31 Denver reported, citing a police report. COLORADO GUNMANRead More


Gunman said he was running for sheriff

Jim Michaels, Stephanie Duchneskie and Krystyna Biassou, USA TODAY Network Published 10:35 a.m. ET Dec. 31, 2017 | Updated 12:29 p.m. ET Jan. 1, 2018 CLOSE An early morning domestic disturbance near Denver has turned deadly. Authorities say one deputy on the scene was killed and four others have been injured. They say the suspect was also shot. USA TODAY Douglas County Deputy Zackari Parrish(Photo: DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE / HANDOUT, EPA-EFE) A sheriff’s deputy was killed and four officers were injured Sunday in suburban Denver when a gunman fired more thanRead More


Gunman in deadly Colorado deputy shooting identified as…

Greg Norman Deputy Zackari Parrish, 29, (left) was killed after Matthew Riehl, 37, (right) fired more than 100 rounds from his apartment. The rifle-toting man who gunned down a Colorado deputy in a New Year’s Eve “ambush-style” attack had ranted about the sheriff and a local police officer in recent online posts discovered after the assault. Matthew Riehl, 37, fired more than 100 rounds as he was holed up in a bedroom in his apartment in Highlands Ranch, before he too was found dead at the scene. The Douglas County Sheriff’sRead More


Fired partner ID’d as gunman in Long Beach law office s…

LONG BEACH, California — Coroner’s officials on Saturday released the name of the gunman who fatally shot a man at a Long Beach law office before turning the gun on himself. Lt. Dave Smith of the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office identified the gunman as 58-year-old John Mendoza, of Redondo Beach, CBS Los Angeles reports.  The shooter was a partner at the firm of Perona, Langer, Beck, Serbin, Mendoza and Harrison — which reportedly acquired the Larry H. Parker law firm years ago and shared the building. The shooter was recentlyRead More


Victim, gunman in California law firm shooting were par…

Police are trying to learn what motivated a partner in a law firm to shoot two of his colleagues before turning the gun on himself. A SWAT team arrived at an office building in Long Beach on Friday to find the gunman and one victim dead and learned that the second victim had gone to a hospital, police Sgt. Brad Johnson said at a news conference. The Los Angeles County coroner’s office identified the victim on Saturday as Major Langer, 75, of Rolling Hills and the suspected gunman as JohnRead More