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  • ISIS provides proof of Vegas claim, “careful monitoring of the crusader gathering”

    10/03/2017 6:04:07 PM PDT · by detective · 88 replies
    Shortened title. Full title: ISIS provides proof of Vegas claim, “careful monitoring of the crusader gathering” and other facts you do not know The Islamic State has provided further information (in English) to substantiate its claim that Steven Paddock was a Muslim convert who waged war in the cause of Allah in Las Vegas Sunday evening, claiming that Paddock did a reconnaissance of the site of his mass shooting. It is unwise for the authorities and the leftwing media to dismiss the Islamic State’s claims out of hand. Primarily because underestimating the Islamic State has been one of the West’s...
  • Police took 72 minutes from first emergency call to reach Las Vegas shooter [false]

    10/03/2017 3:16:33 PM PDT · by Sopater · 120 replies
    foxnews ^ | 10/03/2017
    The Las Vegas gunman’s exact location took police 72 minutes to reach after the first 911 call. Police received the first 911 call regarding Sunday’s shooting at the country music concert at 10:08 p.m. local time, NBC News reported. By the time, Stephen Paddock was done shooting, at least 59 people were dead and 515 injured. Officers began their search for the gunman following the call and responders discovered the gunfire was coming from a window of the Mandalay Bay hotel-casino after seeing muzzle flashes, dispatch tape showed, The Mercury News reported. Police began searching the hotel’s 29th floor before...
  • Cops say Vegas shooter’s girlfriend is a person of interest

    10/03/2017 2:32:13 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 104 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 3, 2017 | 5:18pm | Danika Fears
    The girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock is still a person of interest, police said Tuesday. Marilou Danley is currently in the Philippines and has been talking to US authorities, Las Vegas Sheriff Joe Lombardo said. “Currently, she’s a person of interest,” he added.
  • The Left Pulls the Trigger

    10/03/2017 1:36:19 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 38 replies
    American Thinker.com ^ | October 3, 2017 | Jeffrey T. Brown
    Once again, Democrats are screaming that the ones who must pay the price for a lunatic’s evil are those who had nothing to do with that evil. Knowing that almost all the guns in this country are owned by their political opposition, they see every mass shooting as an opportunity, a gift, if you will, by which they can achieve something truly immoral and unjust: the forcible eradication of the right of self-defense against enemies, foreign and domestic, though mostly domestic. They still haven’t forgotten that they will never fully overthrow this country if its citizens are armed and can...
  • The Frightening Enigma of the Las Vegas Shooter

    10/03/2017 1:09:00 PM PDT · by Heartlander · 58 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | Oct. 3 2017 | David A. Graham
    The Frightening Enigma of the Las Vegas Shooter The absence of any known ideological or personal motivation behind Sunday night’s massacre makes the terror of an already random act of violence even deeper. Even before the victims are counted and the blood dried after mass shootings, the public, press, and politicians all begin searching to understand what drove the perpetrators. This is important as a matter of law enforcement—Did they work alone? Is there a remaining threat?—and to make sense of the senseless. But it also serves an important psychological purpose: If the killer can be fit into a known...
  • Las Vegas gunman filmed himself during slaughter

    10/03/2017 12:52:57 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 225 replies
    NYpost ^ | 10-3-2017 | By Max Jaeger
    Las Vegas madman Stephen Paddock set up a camera inside his hotel room to capture his deadly shooting rampage — and other surveillance in the hallway to alert him as cops closed in on him, according to reports. The shooter had at least one lens set up to tape himself as he unleashed hell on thousands of unsuspecting concertgoers several hundred yards below his ritzy casino suite, according to ABC News.
  • Las Vegas gunman shot at SWAT team through hotel room door

    10/02/2017 7:10:23 PM PDT · by sparklite2 · 75 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 2, 2017 | Joe Tacopino
    The Las Vegas shooter spent his last minutes desperately firing through the doorway of his hotel room while the SWAT team stormed into the suite. Stephen Paddock shot one security guard and fired on a SWAT team of six who searched the hotel floor-by-floor Sunday night before zeroing in on their target. “We believe the individual killed himself prior to our entry,” Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said.
  • ISIS Persists in Vegas Claim, Dubs Shooter 'Abu Abdul Bar al-Amriki'

    10/03/2017 8:47:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10/03/2017 | Bridget Johnson
    After federal officials announced today that they saw no nexus to international terrorism in the Las Vegas Strip massacre, the Islamic State doubled down with their claim that Stephen Paddock was theirs -- even granting the Mesquite, Nev., resident a nom de guerre. ISIS claimed through their Amaq news agency this morning that the "Las Vegas attacker is a soldier of the Islamic State who carried out the attack in response to calls for targeting coalition countries." They claimed he had converted to Islam recently. They issued the claim in various languages, without evidence to back it up. The special...
  • President Trump: ‘We’ll Be Talking About Gun Laws’

    10/03/2017 8:02:05 AM PDT · by davikkm · 114 replies
    breitbart ^ | AWR HAWKINS
    President Trump reacted to the Las Vegas attack by saying, “We’ll be talking about gun laws as time goes by.” According to the Washington Times, Trump praised the police response to the attack, saying on Tuesday the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police did an “incredible job.” He added, “How quickly the police department was able to get in was really very much of a miracle. They’ve done an amazing job.” But after praising the police, Trump made clear a discussion on gun laws is coming: https://twitter.com/FoxNews/status/915202597144989697
  • ISIS triples down on claims of responsibility for attack, FBI says no evidence of terror connection

    10/02/2017 6:23:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 68 replies
    Hot Air ^ | October 2, 2017 | John Sexton
    ISIS claimed credit for the attack in Las Vegas Monday, however, an FBI agent involved in the investigation said there is no evidence of a connection to terrorism at this point. NY Times correspondent Rukmini Callimachi says it’s not true that ISIS claims responsibility for every attack, but she has her doubts about the accuracy of this claim: See Also: Pew: Media coverage of Trump through first 60 days vastly more negative than last three presidents (TWEETS-AT-LINK)Rita Katz, Director of SITE Intelligence Group, also has a thread on the ISIS claim. She says ISIS is doubling down on this claim...
  • Islamic connection to Las Vegas massacre quickly rejected by FBI

    10/02/2017 4:34:07 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 63 replies
    WND ^ | 2 OCt 17 | Leo Hohmann
    The shooter in Sunday night’s mass slaughter of 59 concert goers in Las Vegas, identified as 64-year-old Stephen Craig Paddock, a man with no criminal history, is now being investigated for possible ties to Islamic terrorists. At least 527 people were injured in what was described by Sheriff Joseph Lombardo as a well-coordinated attack. ISIS claimed credit in an Arabic-language website, but authorities immediately tried to debunk the claim saying they had no evidence to support it. “We will investigate that down to the end,” but thus far nothing has been found to connect Paddock to international terrorism, Lombardo...
  • Megyn Kelly left out of NBC’s Las Vegas massacre coverage

    10/02/2017 6:02:41 PM PDT · by sparklite2 · 54 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 2, 2017 | By Richard Johnson
    Megyn Kelly, NBC News’ $15 million woman, had her show bumped on Monday in the wake of the mass murders in Las Vegas — and sources say it’s a bad sign. After a rough first week, “Megyn Kelly Today” was pre-empted at the 9 a.m. hour so that Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie could continue anchoring news on the deadliest shooting in US history. “It’s baffling why they didn’t have Kelly participate in the coverage,” one network veteran said. “They seem confused.”
  • Las Vegas Shooting Suspect - Steven Craig Paddock (finally, truth)

    10/02/2017 3:26:23 PM PDT · by CincyRichieRich · 222 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | 10-2-17 | Sundance
    The man who opened fire on an outdoor concert on the Las Vegas Strip late Sunday, killing at least 58 people and wounding 515 more before he was found dead in a 32nd floor hotel room, has been identified as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock of Mesquite, Nevada, the Clark County sheriff said at a news conference Monday. ♦64-Year-old “Ordinary Guy” ♦No violent criminal background. ♦Paddock was a licensed pilot, owned two airplanes and had no criminal history beyond a citation that was handled normally. ♦Lockheed Martin said in a statement that Paddock worked for a predecessor company of theirs for three...
  • Two Nevada Gun Shops Say Stephen Paddock Passed Background Checks

    10/02/2017 3:03:29 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 64 replies
    NBC News ^ | 2nd October 2017 | Tracy Connor and Ken Dilanian
    Two Nevada gun shops confirmed Monday that they sold firearms to Mandalay Bay shooter Stephen Paddock in the last year and said he passed all required background checks. It was unknown if the weapons Paddock bought from the gun shops, New Frontier Armory in North Las Vegas and from Guns and Guitars in Mesquite, were used in the casino massacre. David Familglietti of New Frontier said Paddock purchased a rifle and a shotgun in the spring, and agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were interviewing the employee who handled the sale. "The rifle was not fully...
  • Vegas gunman had 34 guns between hotel room and home; 2 modified to fire full auto, officials say

    10/02/2017 4:08:54 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 149 replies
    USA Today ^ | 2nd October 2017 | John Bacon and Mike James
    <p>A retired accountant opened fire from a hotel room above a packed outdoor concert in Las Vegas, killing at least 59, wounding 527 more and triggering a stampede as the panicked crowd scrambled for cover amid the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.</p>
  • Who is Stephen Paddock? Multimillionaire Las Vegas shooter, 64, was a hunting enthusiast, licensed

    10/02/2017 2:06:54 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 277 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 10/2/17 | dailymail staff
    Full title.....................Who is Stephen Paddock? Multimillionaire Las Vegas shooter, 64, was a hunting enthusiast, licensed pilot and gambler with no criminal record who owned a $400,000 home in Nevada retirement community........................The man suspected of opening fire at concertgoers attending a country music festival in Las Vegas on Sunday night was a local resident with no prior criminal convictions in the state of Nevada. Stephen Paddock, 64, lived just 90 minutes outside Las Vegas in the city of Mesquite, where he purchased a home in a retirement community for just over $369,000 in 2015 according to public records. He lived there...
  • First picture of gunman Stephen Paddock who killed at least 50 people...

    10/02/2017 4:34:44 AM PDT · by aquila48 · 375 replies
    Daily mirror ^ | October 2 2017 | JAMIE BULLEN
    This is the first image of the suspected gunman who killed at least 50 people when he opened fire at a music festival in Las Vegas. Stephen Paddock has been named as the shooter who shot dead crowds of revellers at a country music event on the city's world famous strip. As well as the 50 people confirmed dead, over 200 others are injured after the gunman opened fire on music festival revellers. Crowds were enjoying the Route 91 Harvest country music festival when the shooter reportedly started spraying bullets from a hotel balcony. As terrified revellers fled for their...
  • Las Vegas strip shooting: More than 20 dead, 100 injured near Mandalay Bay casino

    10/02/2017 2:03:04 AM PDT · by Hostage · 97 replies
    ABC News ^ | October 2, 2017 | KARMA ALLEN EMILY SHAPIRO
    More than 20 people were killed and 100 injured in a horrific shooting near the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas Sunday night, police said. The "nonstop gunfire," according to one witness, sent bystanders outside the resort on the Vegas strip ducking for cover and fleeing for their lives. Tourists hid in their hotel rooms and flights headed into the McCarran International Airport airport were held elsewhere. Bystanders sprang into action, caring for the wounded and at least one described someone dying in their arms. Videos filmed by onlookers gave a window into the chaos that ensued, with...
  • ISIS Claims Responsibility For Las Vegas Attack; US Authorities Push Back

    10/02/2017 8:20:03 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 60 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 2, 2017 | Katie Pavlich
    ISIS has claimed responsibility for the massacre in Las Vegas Sunday night, leaving at least 50 dead and 400 more severely injured.  BREAKING: ISIS claims #lasvegasattack calling attacker a "soldier of the Islamic State" #mandalaybay pic.twitter.com/mOPicODy5V— Lisa Daftari (@LisaDaftari) October 2, 2017 1- This is strange. ISIS just claimed Las Vegas attack. Arabic statement says shooter converted to Islam months ago. @jenanmoussa pic.twitter.com/LjJUcwB7Hy— Jenan Moussa (@jenanmoussa) October 2, 2017 2- I can confirm that the ISIS statement appeared on ISIS affiliated Amaq news agency. No evidence to back up claim. @akhbar— Jenan Moussa (@jenanmoussa) October 2, 2017 3- Contrary to...
  • “Las Vegas attacker converted to Islam a few months ago”:

    10/02/2017 8:17:00 AM PDT · by Lera · 132 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | October 2, 2017 | Robert Spencer
    Full tittle : “Las Vegas attacker converted to Islam a few months ago”: Islamic State claims responsibility for attack "The Las Vegas attack was carried out by a soldier of the Islamic State and he carried it out in response to calls to target states of the coalition. The Las Vegas attacker converted to Islam a few months ago.” “Las Vegas Shootout Live: 50 Killed, ISIS Claims Responsibility,” The Quint, October 2, 2017 (thanks to Yaakov): An active shooter fired at an outdoor concert crowd in Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Casino area. At least 50 people died and 400 were...