While the Democrats are demanding stricter gun control laws insisting that would have stopped the deadliest shooting in US history, more details are emerging shedding light on Stephen Paddock and the circumstances that led up to that fateful day in Las Vegas.
Paddock had been at the hotel since September 28th and was not on anyone’s radar.
— Daily Mirror (@DailyMirror) October 2, 2017
The Gateway Pundit reports:
Investigative reporter Laura Loomer posted room service receipts from the Mandalay Bay for room service to killer Stephen Paddock’s room.
The Mandalay Bay server Tony Hernandez Armenta posted the receipts on Facebook.
An employee of the Mandalay Bay told Loomer that Paddock had the room since September 25th not the 28th as was previously reported.
The Mandalay Bay employee says Paddock had the vista suite since last Monday the 25th and the connector room since Thursday the 28th.
The room service receipt says two people were ordering.
Paddock checked in earlier than the 28th.
David French at National Review reported:
It certainly sounds as if the shooter used either fully-automatic weapons or semi-automatic weapons modified (through, for example, a bump fire stock) to closely simulate automatic fire. Moreover, the police are reporting that he had “more than 10 rifles.”
He apparently rented his corner room for days and may have even set up cameras to detect when police were approaching. That’s all strange enough, but it’s even more unusual when you consider that his own family apparently didn’t know that he maintained a stockpile of guns…
…So, a person who’s “not a gun guy” has either expended untold thousands of dollars to legally purchase fully-automatic weapons, somehow found them on the black market, or purchased and substantially modified multiple semi-automatic weapons — and did so with enough competence to create a sustained rate of fire. This same person also spent substantial sums purchasing just the right hotel room to maximize casualties. I cannot think of a single other mass shooter who went to this level of expense and planning in the entire history of the United States.
— Bryan Suits (Not California Compliant) (@darksecretplace) October 2, 2017
More details will follow as the investigation continues.