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Las Vegas / Shooting Massacre / Press Conference #1116686

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 04, 2017
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(Las Vegas: Anderson Cooper, Martin Savidge) The latest developments in the investigation into the shooting massacre in Las Vegas with a statement from the girlfriend, who saw no warning signs, discussed.

(Las Vegas: Anderson Cooper) Live press conference held {starting at 7:02:00} with Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Chief Joseph Lombardo, FBI agent Aaron Rouse†. Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak† & Senator Deal Heller about the shooting. [LOMBARDO - outlines what he will speak about; speaks about "return of property" in 4-5 days, injury & death numbers, the profile of shooter Stephen Paddock, the room rental information, the specifics of the timeline {outlined on a screen} from inside the Mandalay hotel, breaching the room, his camera system, what was in the suspect's vehicle.] [At 7:17, FBI agent Aaron ROUSE†- speaks about the scope of the investigation.] [At 7:20, LOMBARDO - answers press questions about the FBI questioning of the girlfriend today, how it is troublesome he moved this many weapons without anyone knowing, how he does not fit a profile, his "secret life," what we don't know about his hotel room, the ammo rounds, no suicide note, whether he was injured by explosive devices from the hallway, how there was no suicide note, how they determined what floor he was on, whether some guns were jammed, but he had 23 weapons, the security guard in the hotel hallway, whether there could be more persons of interest involved: haw could he do this on his own.] [At 7:37:50, ROUSE - answers press questions about the FBI's ongoing investigation: we deal with facts, not theories.] [At 7:40:20, SISOLAK - speaks about thanking law enforcement & being patient.] [At 7:41:40, HELLER - speaks about being patient, the visit by President Trump & talking with him about the heroes like Brady Cook, who was wounded, how he talked to the president about urban terrorism funding, a message from his cab driver.] [LOMBARDO - closes the press conference at 7:46:20.]

(Las Vegas: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Martin Savidge, former US Marshals Service Art Roderick, former Homeland Security official Juliette Kayyem & former counterterrorism official Philip Mudd about the information from the press conference; inset video of the shooting played. [RODERICK, SAVIDGE, MUDD, KAYYEM - offer views on the shooter planning an escape, the police response in locating the shooter on the 32nd floor, the need to understand motive via digital information & to interview people, what the sheriff & the FBI said, the questions of whether he acted "unassisted," characteristics of the explosives found in the car & why they were not used, the amount of munitions he still had left & the "bump stock" mechanism, the different weapons for distance & closeup, the actions by a shooter during the emotional event, his timeline long before the shooting: finances, movements, his changing patterns of his life; the focus on girlfriend Marilou Danley, the sheriff's theory of the case.]

(Las Vegas: Anderson Cooper; Las vegas: Dan Simon) Paddock's finances, including his real estate deal in California, & his Las Vegas gambling discussed.]

Reporter(s):
Martin, Anderson Cooper,;
Cooper, Anderson;
Simon, Dan
Duration:
00:59:30

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