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Mon Oct 1, 2018, 11:11 AM

i october 2017 Las Vegas Shooting

2017 Las Vegas shooting

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2017 Las Vegas shooting
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Mandalay Bay Hotel

Route 91 Harvest country music festival grounds
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Location Las Vegas Strip, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.
Coordinates 36°5′42″N 115°10′18″WCoordinates: 36°5′42″N 115°10′18″W
Date October 1, 2017
c. 10:05 – 10:15 p.m. (PDT; UTC−07:00)
Target Audience of the Route 91 Harvest music festival
Attack type
Mass shooting, murder–suicide

24 firearms in total, including:[1]

14 .223-caliber AR-15-type rifles
8 .308-caliber AR-10-type rifles
.308-caliber Ruger American bolt-action rifle
.38-caliber Smith & Wesson Model 342 AirLite TI revolver

Deaths 59 (including the perpetrator)
Non-fatal injuries
851 (422 by gunfire)
Perpetrator Stephen Paddock
Motive Unknown

The 2017 Las Vegas shooting was a mass shooting on the night of October 1, 2017, when a gunman opened fire on a crowd of concertgoers at the Route 91 Harvest music festival on the Las Vegas Strip in Nevada. Perpetrator Stephen Paddock, 64, of Mesquite, Nevada, fired more than 1,100 rounds from his suite on the 32nd floor of the nearby Mandalay Bay hotel, killing 58 people and leaving 851 injured from gunfire and the resulting panic. The shooting occurred between 10:05 and 10:15 p.m. PDT; about an hour later Paddock was found dead in his room from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. His motive remains unknown.

The incident is the deadliest mass shooting committed by an individual in the United States. It reignited the debate about gun laws in the U.S., with attention focused on bump fire stocks, which Paddock used to fire semi-automatic rifles at a rate similar to that of a fully automatic weapon.[2]

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Mon Oct 1, 2018, 11:19 AM

1. And still nothing is done about guns - even for good "americans" at a country music concert

You have to assume a good percentage of those in attendance were/are Trump supporters. And Las Vegas seems all but forgotten. Nice, white, Americans gunned down and Trump and the republicans barely acknowledge it anymore. If it had been brown skinned person who committed the shooting - Fox wouldn't be talking about anything today except the terrorism and how we need the wall to keep us safe. But crazy white man? Meh.

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