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Las Vegas / Shooting Massacre #1116705

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Oct 05, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Reports the Las Vegas shooter {Stephen Paddock} had also rented rooms in Las Vegas & perhaps Chicago at other music venues, the note left in his hotel room, that he might have been trying to escape, the return to the US of girlfriend Marilou Danley, who had family in the Philippines, that she had no warning of anything horrible to happen discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Las Vegas: Brian Todd) The shooter's planned attack from the Mandalay Bay hotel reviewed; scenes shown from a similar hotel room. [Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Sheriff Joseph LOMBARDO†- reads statement about his secret life, his counter measures in the hotel.] [Former Las Vegas SWAT team's John SHEAHAN†- explains why the shooter chose this room that could not be reached by a police sniper, the options for such a shooter with no escape option.] The ammunition & explosive material in his car discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's former US Marshals Service Art Roderick, former counterterrorism official Philip Mudd & forensic psychologist Kris Mohandie† about the shooter & his strategic plans. [MUDD, RODERICK, MOHANDIE - offer views on his meticulous planning for this event, how he set up a "sniper's post" in the hotel room, his likely fantasies linked to Charles Whitman in 1966, how the girlfriend has to know something about his life.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Todd, Brian

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