Stephen Paddock

50 people are confirmed dead and 406 were transported to hospitals after a retired military veteran opened fire during a country music festival at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas on Sunday night.

The massacre at the Mandalay Bay is now the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.

Harrowing video shows the moment a man opened fire with a high-powered fully automatic rifle during a country music concert at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. Fully automatic rifles are illegal in the U.S.
 


 
Witnesses say the shooter was not at the music festival, and the shots came from an elevated position above the Las Vegas Strip.

Police confirmed the shooter fired an automatic weapon from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino hotel.

The gunman paused multiple times to reload, allowing terrified concert goers to escape the carnage.

All hotels at the south end of the Las Vegas Strip were put on lockdown. Police are confident there was only one shooter.

Gateway Pundit reporter Josh Caplan posted videos of panicked concert goers fleeing the spray of bullets as live rounds ricocheted off the concrete.
 


 

SWAT teams rushed to the 32nd floor and used an explosive charge to breach the hotel door. They found Paddock’s lifeless body inside the room. He died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Police detained an Asian woman, later identified as Paddock’s girlfriend, Marilou Danley (pictured inset), as well as located 2 vehicles linked to the couple.

Paddock and his girlfriend lived in a retirement community in Nevada, according to published reports.

The famed Bellagio Hotel was evacuated amid unconfirmed reports that a gunman was seen there carrying a rifle.

An off-duty police officer from Bakersfield, CA was treated with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police cautioned everyone to avoid going down to the Strip. Concerned family members looking for loved ones are asked to call 1-866-535-5654.
 






  • bhavana

    This is tragic! My condolences to the families of those who were killed, and a speedy recovery for the injured.

  • Liban

    I’m just glad he wasn’t Muslim

  • morenYAHdelsur

    This is unreal. Just like Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, UNREAL! I woke up to this, I thought I was dreaming!

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1lo6u-UIbo Nancy Drew-Natural & Luv’n It!

    News reports this lady up top as “girlfriend” …he and wife divorcing.

    Trump hasn’t called this shooter a terrorist or SOB?

    I wonder if he might be Native American but identified as white.

  • Zeta Phi Beta 1920

    God bless the people who survived.

  • Kim’s Original Face

    Its funny how they arent calling this POS a terrorist…Prayers to the family. This world is getting crazier and crazier.

  • Bonsai

    That is so sad. When you watch the video, you can hear the gunman reload at least a total of 4 times. Even though this is tragic, thank goodness it wasn’t a black person or Muslim cause than we black folks will be persecuted even more than we already are. But sad indeed. It look like a whole bunch of what’s folks got shot and killed though.

  • Coy little wink

    Gun control…mental illness…how do y’all feel about it?

  • Seek Truth Speak Truth

    It’s real out in these streets. Violence is not the answer. Sad that white folks only get that when it’s them being gunned down.

  • stav

    I take it that Paddock doesn’t have a first name, or any pictures of himself, which let’s me know which race we’re dealing with here, because if were black, or brown that picture would be first page news world wide. Sorry I had to take it there, just sick of the injustices with POC. Condolences to all family and friends!

  • SG

    WTF

  • Seek Truth Speak Truth

    I can control my own gun. And as long as Tom is carrying so will I.

  • Look@m3

    Yeah I had to search hard. I think its Stephenson and there was a picture of him and the lady from earlier but you got to search for it. SMH

  • SG

    Stephen

  • Look@m3

    http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/first-picture-gunman-stephen-paddock-11274144

    Odd that his picture really isn’t being plastered everywhere which makes me wonder “something” else..

  • stav

    Ty!

  • PROPHETMAJOR

    You forgot to add, since 1890!!!! Don’t forget about wounded knee when army soldiers murdered innocent men, women, and children!

  • stav

    Thanks!

  • Solstice

    Well. That’s a good question. Our president Obama put a restriction on mentally ill individuals being able to own guns. He did that shortly after the politician was shot at grocery store rally in Tucson Arizona. However, 45 to my knowledge lifted the ban or was considering it, saying it was our right, even the mentally ill, to bear arms. (Yes I said our. I too have an illness and I’ve shared before). Personally, I believe if you have a mental illness or condition of that sort no, you should not be allowed to own and carry a gun. Honest opinion ?????

  • free

    as american as apple pie….

  • free

    the irony is that this is probably the pro-gun crowd.

  • Solstice

    Crazy. Can you imagine the terror?? ?

  • Phillybruh

    White guy, married to asain women this has angry entitled Vet all over it.

  • Chuck

    Sick ass MF deserved to die.. If his wife was involved, she needs to die, too.

  • We Can Do This

    That part of American history is unimportant. The have the power to pick and choose massacres.

  • Tammie Reed

    Praying for our world, its so sad what we have to live and go through!

  • shun king

    i want to see some black folks go protesting at these white folks games now holding up fists and crap i want to see who going to do that?

  • Numba Pulla

    Wow

  • PROPHETMAJOR

    Let me guess, PTSD from the Vietnam war? Or maybe the music was too loud for his liking! ?

  • stav

    I said the exact same thing!

  • shun king

    black people getting numbers like that with no whites involved on each other in these cities we persecuting each other

  • shun king

    1 and a half weeks in chitown

  • Phillybruh

    huh?

  • Seek Truth Speak Truth

    Why. This is white on white violence. What do black folks have to do with this?

  • tintin

    yeh what is he talking about?

  • morenYAHdelsur

    It’s so sad that our minds go there, but this is true!

    I will safely assume the many folks at this concert support 45 and their gun rights (which is ok, but ironic).

  • Passion

    Prayers to all the people that was affected, this is happening far too often. So sad!?

  • WutizaGRANNY!

    So this non”Thug” did this non “Domestic Terrorist” act? Ill wait until Agent Orange not call it any of these.. just your typical Privileged with a mental illness..nothing to see here https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/16192fdc61f10ea0e85c64a5c68ffcada626e5c7a9764a7592d68ef5a33dfbcb.gif folks..

  • tintin

    Gun laws in America need to change, I live in Canada and although crime is here, it’s not in the multitudes like it is in the US. I’ve watched episodes of dateline and 20/20 where it seems like the American’s worship weapons, even if it killed they’re loved ones. Something needs to be done so these mass shootings stop. I travel every now and then to the US, i hate having that fear of something is about to go down.

  • Seek Truth Speak Truth

    White on white crime.

  • http://www.nicolaloves.com/ NicolaLoves

    Is that actually Steven though? There was a half black kid on her Facebook before it went dark.

  • jazzysmith12

    My black people stay away from these kind of events.Amerikkka is gone mad!! Revelations: my people get out of her!!

  • free

    two classes worth of 6 year olds got shot up and they didn’t change the laws here.

  • jazzysmith12

    Hummm!!! nothing this horrific happened on American soil when the black man was president.

  • Phillybruh

    Could you imagine the news and his tweets.

  • Phillybruh

    I would say shooting up an elementary school ranks pretty high.

  • SingleGalCrazyWorld

    I love my black president to death but have you ever heard of Sandy Hook?

  • Seek Truth Speak Truth

    Yes ma’am

  • stav

    Mos def!

  • Vonn

    Amen.

  • SingleGalCrazyWorld

    This is horrific…they found guns (plural) in the hotel room. Vegas is one of the places in the US that people always party with each other regardless of race or class. For someone to have that much rage and hate in their body it baffles me…its cool cause once he gets to Hell he’ll pass all of the TSA agents they gonna send his azz right to the Devil himself…

  • imright

    do u always talk out of ur asss ?? ? asking for the whole blog.

  • klwbaby

    WTF are u talking about?

  • shun king

    some evil black folks are smiling on the inside about this….just look at the crap they posting on hip hop web sites

  • PROPHETMAJOR

    Girl that was fake af

  • morenYAHdelsur

    It’s beyond pathetic.

    These dumb MFs leave guns everywhere! You’d think after the death of children something would change…NOPE! After massacres such as this? NOPE!

  • jazzysmith12

    that’s why I said nothing this deadly– 50 killed,200 shot.

  • shun king

    not talking out my ass some black folks having glee in this crap i am at work and folk laughing and joking just like folks on this blog with their sarcasm

  • Justlooknout

    Diversion at its best. I wish Dick Gregory was alive.

    News reporters already there how?
    Alphabet boys on scene quickly.

    Okay

  • jazzysmith12

    “nothing this horrific happened” 50 killed 200 shot

  • Seek Truth Speak Truth

    The irony in it all is that some of the ones murdered by this white man were White Supremacists/ racist white people.

  • SingleGalCrazyWorld

    You didn’t say that you said “nothing this horrfic happened to American soil when a black man was president”….read your ish then respond

  • hotlantaboss

    I just assumed OJ did it

  • BacktolurkingIgo

    I went to sleep it was 2 dead smh prayers for the families of the deceased and the injured to heal emotionally and physically, do hotels have to search every bag now because he had 10 guns..

  • SingleGalCrazyWorld

    Ok if it was fake please tell my former high school teacher that her dead grandson is not dead that he’s being held by aliens…gtfoh with that b.s. if your one of those hotep conspiracy niccas please keep it pushing…

  • jazzysmith12

    i’m talking about in terms of the number killed and injured.Sandy Hook didn’t have this many deaths.

  • Phillybruh

    While I’m certainly relieved that the shooter wasn’t black or Muslim because then the story takes a different turn. I’m not smiling this is a sad situation for the families and this country.

  • SingleGalCrazyWorld

    Bye…you never said that on your original comment….read your ish thanx

  • klwbaby

    I think they might start doing that, but they said he was at that hotel for a couple of days so even if they start searching they would have to search every time someone enters a hotel.

  • Phillybruh

    Re-read what you posted. Granted this is horrific but Shooting up a school of defenseless babies happened under President Obama. I just hope this President is capable of the compassion that was shown during that time.

  • Pamela

    Or Black.

  • jazzysmith12

    I wept when the Neanderthal thugs shot that beautiful child Timar Rice.It only take one black soul to get murdered for me to breakdown.

  • jazzysmith12

    I watched the Las Vegas news,some teenagers got shot also.

  • Pamela

    Seeing that this was a Country and Western music festival, I assume most of those killed and wounded are non- Black. I would hazard a guess and say the killer didn’t necessarily want to kill non-whites. Tragic all the same.

  • Phillybruh

    Do you want some kind of badge for pointing out that this was more horrific than sandyhook?

  • http://batman-news.com Roderick2011

    Are you black and if so why do you give a fugg because if it were the opposite I doubt that white people would give a damn.

  • Kanyade

    Mercy. 🙁

  • http://batman-news.com Roderick2011

    Well I am a homebody and I hate crowds so I wouldn’t be a victim of one of these incidents.
    I read where one dude covered his children and was literally stepped on and had the footprints on his back to prove it.

  • jazzysmith12

    yeah ,give me a cookie,I didn’t ask anyone to respond to my post.You could just ignored it!

  • http://batman-news.com Roderick2011

    You can’t be serious.

    This country was built on whites taking what they wanted by violence so they are the cursed ones who are always crapping bricks while clinging to their guns.

  • E-VannaRootsAllEvil

    And y would we be smiling?? I think u smiling for real

  • Phillybruh

    You got your desired intent for posting the way you did.

  • Miss Thang

    LOL

  • http://batman-news.com Roderick2011

    No this was premeditated.

    Oh boy smuggled multiple firearms into his room.

    His Asian looking girlfriend will be the scapegoat and end up in jail.

  • Miss Thang

    How do you know that?

  • Phillybruh

    I could only imagine your disappointment when the shooter wasn’t part of any of the groups you were hoping it would be.

  • BacktolurkingIgo

    I ride Greyhound alot and I often wonder why they don’t search bags either, safety for them should be first…..

  • http://batman-news.com Roderick2011

    Well, you know that the Donald didn’t call it terrorism so you know what race the shooter isn’t.

  • http://batman-news.com Roderick2011

    Are you related to Jason Whitlock?

  • Indies beauty

    wow this is horrible… People are so evil. I live about 10 minutes from pulse in downtown Orlando Florida, and the city is still effected by that tragic shooting and it’s a reminder every time we drive by. It sucks that other people will now have to experience this and feel unsafe whenever they go out at night with their friends. It kind of sucks cuz all of this happening, and we’re told not to let it affect our daily activities, but how can we not think about it when it happens in the most random moments and it can happen to anyone?

  • Pamela

    Why?

  • Vicki White

    U better ignore these hell bound evil minded folks commenting. They laughing now but Satan might have them crying later. Don’t ever wish harm on others regardless or the next turn might be ya own. That’s krama or reaping what u sow

  • Seek Truth Speak Truth

    White folks are obsessed with what blacks are doing. Even if it has nothing to do with blacks. Why are you lurking the black sites?

  • Pamela

    Knowing the demographic that mostly attends country and western music festivals?

  • jazzysmith12

    wow!!!

  • Vicki White

    Some you showing ur true color as usual and it ain’t black it’s pure stupid and ignorant. God forbid we g to a concert and gangs unload on 7on us. Color don’t matter to them but matters to us. God help the victims much prayer much power.

  • Elevated Soul

    Your comment is racist…I can’t begin to say how many Black people I saw at the gym and elsewhere this morning who ask, “Was the killer White”?…They lump Whites together in a tragedy like this but politically they act as if there’s a difference.

    I may be wrong but I will bet the killer was a left wing nut,but that is just me speculating….

  • WutizaGRANNY!

    So umm raise your hand if you think more stringent application process shouldn’t be in place for those who want semi and automatic weapons…I bet there are a few of you in here..smh..
    At what point will America accept its own stupidity and turn the ship around before it Titanics..there are already so many holes in it and its sinking fast but consistently look away..
    BTW a little side eye to those in here who AAAALWAYS talk about US killing..but UMMM when yall do it….well yall do it the best don’t you! BRAVO..
    (insert sarcastic azz look here) https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/16192fdc61f10ea0e85c64a5c68ffcada626e5c7a9764a7592d68ef5a33dfbcb.gif

  • RICHIE_RICH

    Yo this beyond cool crazy! I wanna know how they really know if he’s the shooter? They real shooter could’ve shot him and staged it as if he did it. ??

  • http://batman-news.com Roderick2011

    Exactly.

  • http://batman-news.com Roderick2011

    The wing nuts are already all over the net labeling the shooter as anti-Trump.

  • http://batman-news.com Roderick2011

    But they are trying to label him as anti-Trump.

  • RICHIE_RICH

    Man I reading some of the comment like what???? I wouldn’t wish this on anyone, and they wonder why we can’t join hands as a whole.

  • http://batman-news.com Roderick2011

    They are trying to label the killer as anti-Trump claiming that he was a member of several anti-Trump facebook pages.

  • http://citygirlzen.blogspot.com/ missarewa

    too many armed idiots, sick bastards, hateful creatures, unstable and deranged individuals

  • http://batman-news.com Roderick2011

    Maybe it’s because of things like the NFL protests–blacks aren’t allowed to utilize our freedom of speech so why should we care if a bunch of crackers are killed by another cracker.

  • http://batman-news.com Roderick2011

    Military grade weapons have no place outside of the military period.

  • http://citygirlzen.blogspot.com/ missarewa

    I knew some idiot would bring left and right into this. 50 human beings are dead. 50 husbands, wives, sisters, brothers, mothers, fathers are dead. Shame on you.

  • RICHIE_RICH

    To soon

  • klwbaby

    I feel bad that I’m happy my mom just returned from Las Vegas because I know a lot of people won’t have their loved one returning home. Its so sad that deranged lunatics like him can cause such havoc and destruction on people’s lives while they are enjoying a concert.

  • AnotherBlackGirl

    This is beyond. W

  • EMILY POST

    Its a lot of nut cases in this country… Mentally ill is the New normal.

  • Yardgirl

    I agree! President Obama wanted changes to the application process and the Repukeblicans fought him all the way, with the help of the very powerful NRA. They will never get that it not a way to stop them from getting guns, it’s a screening process to weed out those who should never get one. Nuts.

  • Coy little wink

    I totally agree…we definitely need control in that respect. We have the right to bear arms but we must be mentally fit as well…

  • Mr.LeBrickJames

    At the end of the day it’s about being a decent human being. Why should we NOT care that an innocent human being getting murdered? I dont want to have my heart ever get so callous that I’m OK with somebody getting killed just because they’re a “cracker”.

  • Anunnaki

    “This the worse massacre in u.s history,” …. really… how soon we forget. Smdh…

  • Liban

    Yeah

  • Liban

    So true

  • morenYAHdelsur

    This left vs right war is unabating!

  • hottlanta

    But yet that white guy in Canada who killed the Muslim was a Trump supporter. Where were they did.

  • hottlanta

    You are kidding right when you lump all black Democrats into one mode.

  • Quitedeliteful

    So sad. I feel for all of the families affected by this. Crazy white folks are the most dangerous terrorists in the U.S. it seems…

  • http://www.missjhaneuniverse.com Monday

    Tulsa Oklahoma Massacre is the biggest tragedy in American history (300 dead and Thousands injured and Homelss withing 48 hours) But who cares right?

    Las Vegas is the biggest since 9/11 as it was reported. Sad for all the hurt down there.

    When will gun control be in place? Especially for veterans?? Happens waaayyyy to many times

  • http://batman-news.com Roderick2011

    I used to have your mentality but as I have gotten older I have realized that I have limited energy and brain cells so I have to be more selective about how I allocate my time and emotions.

  • RICHIE_RICH

    I understand what you’re saying, but no one deserves to die like that black , white, etc

  • Ladyvil

    777 = Cha-ching

  • Solstice

    Don’t feel bad. Be grateful! Thank the Lord she was not there and that she is well. ??

  • http://ivyleaguelove.tumblr.com/ Applebootay

    Wow….how we know that?

  • http://ivyleaguelove.tumblr.com/ Applebootay

    Now you FKING REACHING FOR THE FKING STARS….”a left wing nut” NO…he was a FKING NUT…..PERIOD….A FKING DEMONONIC…..DIABOLICAL NUT>..

  • http://ivyleaguelove.tumblr.com/ Applebootay

    Ok…let me go comment troll on baller alert….

  • klwbaby

    I will, thank u ???

  • OP2

    Gun control laws are in place already and have revised over the years. That only placate sitting-ducks who are willing to be defenseless thinking that will stop the bad guys.

    Illinois has some of the toughest gun laws in the country, but you see how much that has reduced killings in it’s urban Black neighborhoods like Chicago.

    Gun Laws can never regulate evil mentalities or matters of the heart. -the same folks writing gun laws tend to have protection and armed security.

    The law only has power to regulate urban Blacks for longer sentencings. Yet, all of the mass-murdering white folks with cache of weapons are overlooked & behavior excused as he must have snapped. Smh

    Most of biggest shootings/killings on American soil were/are done by white folks.

  • OP2

    It’s media propaganda written to manipulate minds and tell folks how they should think. -Only the writer pretends to forget to keep us from connecting the dots & reflecting on a number of mass killings in the US are done by the withe folks.

    Obviously, the rest of us are not a part of ‘We’ in forgetting.

  • Solstice

    Absolutely! ??

  • http://batman-news.com Roderick2011

    I agree with you but I have limited empathy these days.
    These mass killings don’t occur in a vacuum.
    People are either apathetic to the scourge of gun violence and don’t vote or support unregulated gun ownership.
    Either way this is a result.

  • MythCalledLove

    Like they say you don’t need a assault rifle to kill Bambi. But they keep selling them and if they quit selling them they would find a way to buy them on the black market

  • MythCalledLove

    My aunt and uncle we’re out there last week they spend a week in Vegas every year.

  • MythCalledLove

    Hmmmmm the ole grassy knoll theory. Maybe they hv cameras that could show who went in and out their rooms

  • SouthernGirlAZWorld

    Lord, I don’t know what you’re doing, but I trust your will!

  • klwbaby

    My mom and her friends do the same.

  • MythCalledLove

    They would only buy one blackmarket or have someone buy it for them. These folks that hate the government don’t play when it comes to protecting their rights to bear arms. They hv their own army compound with stockpiles of assault rifles

  • Yardgirl

    I know they would BUT it would take some extra effort, not just “here you go buddy” to an unstable person.

  • Mrs.Meenie

    If he had reversed his plan and kill himself first then 58 people would still be here. The wife will have some tough questions to answer that’s for sure.

  • Seek Truth Speak Truth

    Your head is so far up your butt you can’t see straight. All you think is liberal this and far right that. I don’t play the white man politic games. Sound to me like ole man vet grew tired of playing their own game and decided to even the playing field.
    I’m not a lefty or a righty so come again with the politic bs.

  • Renee26

    My thoughts too!! What about Black Wallstreet?? I suppose since they try so hard to erase that part of history that those black lives don’t count

  • Renee26

    Alllll of this!!

  • OP2

    Oklahoma was a bombing massacre NOT a ‘shooting.’ They are correct in comparing shootings.

  • OP2

    That word is a reserved code for Blacks & Muslims. -given to us by Whites. Completely biased & racist. He will be labeled a lone wolf, degenirate, etc., but never a terrorizer who committed an act of White genocide. Smh

  • OP2

    Actually, they are correct in comparing worse shootings. Others were bombing massacres.

  • http://bettybooplover.tumblr.com/ Berry Melon

    50 dead? OMG!!! Our news network was saying only 1-2 people died this morning.

  • Kimberly King

    Whypeepo.

  • Kimberly King

    And they call MY people thugs, animals and say they fear us because of how “violent” we are. THE absolute nerve.

  • Karen Brady

    Amen! Amen.

  • Anna Maria

    I’m glad it was not a black man. This white terrorist belongs to the white folks.

  • Anna Maria

    Unmitigated gall!

  • Ebony Noble

    Curious if a GoFundMe account has been established and whose the first celebrity to donate to this situation.

  • Anunnaki

    I can agree to that

  • chris

    appears have been. See Tulsa and rosewood

  • Karen Brady

    Well I am a homebody and I hate crowds .. are you my twin? 🙂

  • Karen Brady

    Nuh up.. OJ is white so he wouldn’t hurt his own.

  • http://www.missjhaneuniverse.com Monday

    I’m speaking of Tulsa Oklahoma aka Black Wall Street. It was not destroyed through bombing… Perhaps you speak of another bombing in Oklahoma??

  • OP2

    There were two different Oklahoma massacres. -and both were involved bombing. Better take another look at the “Black Wall St.,” to see what role our own gov’t played to prove my point. Any way you spin it, it’ll point back to the truth vs. personal opinions. ijs

  • http://www.missjhaneuniverse.com Monday

    Yes I saw the Tulsa massacre. That was for Black Wall Street, the other city was for the Black Republicans at that time. Crazy how the news refuse to speak about it

  • http://www.missjhaneuniverse.com Monday

    Opelousas I believe was shooting…or is hanging them make a huge difference in the “how they got kill” massacre scenario?

  • http://www.missjhaneuniverse.com Monday

    If they are sick psychos. Governement need to invest in better health care.. Common sense people would not do this. Laws or not for guns won’t stop psychos

  • OP2

    Not so crazy when we really think about what is really behind withholding information and diverting from important information. Network media is owned and controlled by a higher entity where they are nowadays just robotic mouthpiece delivering propaganda from the same memo when channel surf the news. lol

    Gone are the days of real journalism involving serious investigative research. They have to be pre-approved on subjects being reported and what angle to use and what to refrain from saying in order to make the audience THINK that they are really hearing good information about an article.

    It is mostly controlled propaganda to continue manipulating the perception of the audience (sheeples). Those reportings includes avoiding certain topics, withholding information while distracting or wasting the audience/viewers time with worthless BS material.