Las Vegas gunman methodically sought to ‘thwart’ investigation of massacre, FBI says - News Summed Up

Las Vegas gunman methodically sought to ‘thwart’ investigation of massacre, FBI says


A memorial for those who died in the massacre at the Route 91 Harvest festival after the October attack in Las Vegas. (David Becker/Getty Images)The Las Vegas gunman who opened fire on concertgoers in October carefully prepared both for the attack and the investigation that would follow, according to hundreds of pages of court documents made public late Friday. [ The Las Vegas shooting: Six teens and the wounds they carry ]The newly released documents do not answer the main question that has lingered since the Oct. 1 attack: What motivated Paddock to carry it out? Federal authorities said Paddock used “anonymously attributed communications devices,” destroyed or concealed digital storage and had at least three cellphones in the hotel suite where he opened fire. Further reading:The ATF-approved ‘goofy little doodad’ used by Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock


Source: Washington Post January 13, 2018 06:22 UTC


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