Terrible breaking news is pouring in from Las Vegas, where a lone domestic terrorist used a military-grade assault rifle with high-capacity clips to gun down over fifty innocent lives and injure hundreds. According to NBC News:
“More than 50 people were killed in the worst mass shooting in modern American history when a “lone wolf” gunman opened fire into an outdoor country music festival from the 32nd floor of Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on Sunday night, police said.
More than 200 people were injured in the mass shooting as performer Jason Aldean was on the stage, Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said at a news conference.
The gunman was identified by law enforcement officials as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, a resident of Mesquite, Nevada.”
According to CNN:
“Authorities believe they have found the woman who was traveling with the suspect.
His roommate and companion, 62-year-old Marilou Danley, was taken into custody Monday morning as a person of interest in the case.Paddock was known to local law enforcement and had a criminal past, investigators said, but no additional details were available.”
Here is video as it unfolded:
We will continue to update this story as more details emerge…