Death toll increases to 59 in Las Vegas shooting massacre

October 03, 2017 12:06
Death toll increases to 59 in Las Vegas shooting massacre

In Las Vegas mass shooting incident death toll has increased to 59. A total 527 people were injured in this shooting massacre.

On Sunday night a gunman has rained bullets on a concert festival from the 32nd floor, this incident is considered as one of the deadliest shooting in modern U.S history.

This incident took place at Route 91 Harvest Festival in Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, the suspect was identified as Stephen Paddock, 64, Later he was found dead in his room in the hotel.

F.B.I said that Stephen didn’t have contacts with any international terrorist organization. Police are trying to find the motive behind this cruel act. He is not having any criminal background.

Police found 23 guns and 19 firearms in Stephen’s hotel suite. According to Police department, Stephen used to live in a retirement community. He was a high-staking gambler. Officers also found ammonium nitrate in Stephen’s car. All the rifles in his room were licensed.

The shooting reports first came at 10.08 pm. One of the witness said that he thought that gunfire sound as fireworks. One of the victims at the scene said that shoot lasted for 10 minutes.

The victims were sent to Sunrise Hospital and Medical centre. This hospital is walking distance from the concert. In initial hours at least 90 patients were admitted, by noon a total of 180 patients were admitted.

By A.s

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