Las Vegas Shooting: Investigators Say After Months of Research They Still Don't Know the Motive
Las Vegas investigators say after months of research they don’t know why Steve Paddock committed the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.
On October 1, 2017 the 64-year-old fired into a crowd of 22,000 people at the Route 91 Harvest Music festival from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, killing 58 people and injuring hundreds of others before taking his own life.
In a 187-page Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department report, investigators say Paddock didn’t leave a manifesto or a suicide note indicating his motive. There was no evidence that Paddock supported or followed any hate group or terrorist organization.
Police say Paddock didn’t commit any crimes prior to the mass shooting and purchased over 55 firearms between October 2016 to September 2017, which were all purchased legally.