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Las Vegas shooting

A gunman perched high on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas Strip casino unleashed a shower of bullets down on an outdoor country music festival below, killing at least 58 people and wounding more than 500 in the deadliest mass shooting in United States history.

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Man who sold ammo to Vegas shooter is charged

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 7:32 p.m.

An Arizona man who sold ammunition to the gunman in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history was charged Friday with manufacturing armor-piercing bullets, according to court documents obtained by the Associated Press.

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Vegas gunman studied SWAT tactics, music site before attack

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 4:26 p.m.

The Las Vegas gunman meticulously planned the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, researching SWAT tactics, renting other hotel rooms overlooking outdoor concerts and investigating potential targets in at least four cities, authorities said Friday.
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Las Vegas shooting lawsuits stack up with 14 more filed

Legal action following the mass shooting at a Las Vegas concert is picking up with lawsuits filed Wednesday on behalf of 14 concertgoers, including some who were shot or injured trying to escape and one woman who is so traumatized that she has since mistaken the sound of rain for gunshots.
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Hotel guard describes getting shot before Las Vegas massacre

The gunman who unleashed the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history first wounded an unsuspecting hotel security guard in a hallway who promptly radioed for help, according to a TV interview broadcast Wednesday with the guard and a hotel building engineer whose life he is credited with saving.
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Vegas hotel security guard’s disappearance draws attention

The hotel security guard wounded by the Las Vegas shooter inside a hotel before the concert massacre canceled scheduled TV interviews last week because of a medical appointment, a missed appearance that raised questions about the whereabouts of a key witness to the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history.

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Idaho officials offer prayers for victims in Vegas shooting

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter issued this statement on social media this morning on the Las Vegas shooting: “Idahoans join with our Nevada neighbors and all Americans in praying for the victims of last night’s terrible shooting in Las Vegas.” Also weighing in on Twitter early...