LAS VEGAS — Stephen Paddock, the gunman who massacred dozens of people in Las Vegas this week, was a high-stakes gambler who wired thousands of dollars to the Philippines just days before the shooting, a federal official said.
The authorities would not confirm to whom the transactions were intended. On Tuesday, F.B.I. agents met Marilou Danley, Mr. Paddock’s girlfriend and a “person of interest” in the case, at Los Angeles International Airport after she arrived on a flight from the Philippines.
Investigators said Mr. Paddock had installed at least three video cameras in his hotel suite and the hallway outside of it before the shooting, apparently to keep an eye on potential threats. But they have not yet offered a motive for his killing spree.
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• Of the many weapons found in Mr. Paddock’s luxury hotel suite, 12 were rifles outfitted with a “bump stock,” a device that would enable them to fire hundreds of rounds per minute.
• The police confirmed the authenticity of leaked photographs of the deceased gunman with a revolver by his side and of his hotel suite, showing ammunition and rifles.
Body camera footage captured the officers’ response.
Las Vegas police officers took cover and directed concertgoers to safety as gunshots rang out on Sunday, newly released body camera footage shows.
“Hey, you guys, get down,” one officer shouted at bystanders between volleys of gunfire. “Go that way. Get out of here. There are gunshots coming from over there. Go that way.”
But some people did not believe they were under attack and rebuffed orders to evacuate. “That’s fireworks,” one bystander shouted at officers. Another yelled expletives when told to take cover.
As sirens blared and gunfire crackled, the video showed, officers strained to find the source of the shots.
“Hey, they’re shooting right at us, guys,” one officer said as he and his colleagues crouched behind a wall with their weapons drawn. “Everybody stay down, stay down.”
“North of the Mandalay Bay, it’s coming out of a window,” another officer says.
The three-minute video released by the police on Tuesday was a compilation of footage from the cameras of several officers at the scene.
“There’s multiple people shot up there,” someone says in one clip.
“We see muzzle blasts from the Mandalay Bay,” someone, apparently an officer, said in another clip.
Officers found an arsenal in the gunman’s hotel room.
At least 23 firearms, including a handgun, were found in Mr. Paddock’s hotel suite, according to the police. Sheriff Joseph Lombardo of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department said the gunman had used multiple rifles during the attack.
A federal law enforcement official earlier said two rifles were outfitted with scopes and set up on tripods in front of two big windows. Another official said that among the weapons were AR-15-style assault rifles. Both officials spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to divulge details of the investigation.
Sheriff Lombardo said Mr. Paddock had brought at least 10 suitcases into his hotel room over a period of time.
The sheriff said Mr. Paddock had fired through his hotel room door at security guards, striking one in the leg. The guard is still alive, he said. SWAT officers went in after the guard was shot.
In addition to the weapons at the hotel, the sheriff said, the police retrieved 19 firearms, as well as explosives, several thousand rounds of ammunition and “electronic devices” from Mr. Paddock’s home in Mesquite, Nev.
The gunman was ‘not an avid gun guy at all,’ said one of his brothers.
Mr. Paddock, 64, was described as a high-flying gambler who lived in a quiet retirement community and played golf. Officials said he had no significant criminal history and drew little attention to himself.
Investigators are trying to piece together his financial history to search for clues that could help determine what set him off.
Mr. Paddock often bet heavily at the major casino hotels, and his girlfriend, Ms. Danley, 62, who was out of the country at the time of the shooting, had worked for some of those hotels. They lived in Mesquite, Nev., 80 miles northeast of Las Vegas, and he also owned a home in Reno.
Ms. Danley boarded a flight from Manila to Los Angeles on Tuesday, according to Antonette Mangrobang, a spokeswoman for the Philippine Immigration Bureau.
The authorities, who met Ms. Danley at the Los Angeles airport, have called her a “person of interest” in the shooting investigation, which does not necessarily mean that she is suspected of committing a crime.
More than three hours after her flight came in from Manila, an airport police officer confirmed that she had been taken from the terminal through a side exit.
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