FBI Insiders Blow Whistle on Massive Las Vegas Cover Up…


The FBI and the Las Vegas Police still have shared next to nothing on the Mandalay Bay Massacre that took 58 lives pinning the deed on Stephan Paddock.

 

Pamela Geller smells a cover-up on actual details to motive. She points to FBI as the perpetrators of a potential cover-up. The lack of details has led Geller to believe FBI insiders narrative a cover-up is motivated due to connections to ISIS and Paddock. Apparently, such a narrative is feared to change Homeland security options. My guess is the narrative-fear is based more on how the American public reacts to Islamic terrorism of such magnitude on American soil.

 

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FBI Insiders Blow Whistle on Massive Las Vegas Cover Up; Agents Told Not to Investigate Key Evidence Including ISIS Terror Link

 

By Pamela Geller 

March 12, 2018

Geller Report

 

Paddock Photo on ISIS Website

 

The shooting at the Mandalay Bay Casino in Las Vegas took 58 lives, and months later the FBI still has told us nothing about why it happened. This monstrous slaughter took place last October, and still the FBI has nothing and has said nothing about the killer Stephen Paddock’s motive. Yet they have dismissed ISIS claims out of hand, despite the fact ISIS does not take credit for attacks that are not theirs. Not only did they take credit, they did something they never did before – they doubled and tripled down. The Islamic State (IS) featured an infographic on the Las Vegas attack in the 100th issue of its al-Naba weekly newspaper, and indicated that the shooter, whom they called “Abu Abdul Barr al-Amriki,” had converted to Islam six months ago.

 

Jihad is the only motive that makes any sense. And the fact that the FBI has nothing and is engaged in a massive coverup points to that. That Stephen Paddock left no digital trail might very well be deliberate – to show how incompetent our law enforcement agencies are. ISIS took credit for the downing of the Russian jetliner in the Sinai. Everyone in law enforcement dismissed that too. Until ISIS provided proof a couple of weeks later, that is. I suspect we may see the same thing happen here. The Vegas attack mirrors the sophisticated planning and secrecy consistent with more complex ISIS plots such as the Sinai explosion of Russian airliner.

 

We have been told that because Paddock was white and 64, it is unlikely that he would be a convert to Islam. Why? Islam is ideological — it’s not a race or an age. It’s a belief system. It’s also being said that if Paddock was a convert, Homeland Security is going to have to change their whole approach to jihad terror in the Homeland. We can only hope. Because this war has nothing to do with age, race or gender — it’s religious. And profiling is required. On the top of my watch list would be converts. Who would be attracted to an ideology that is the cause of hatred, misogyny, subjugation and slaughter?

 

If you don’t believe that the FBI is capable of this level of corruption and dishonesty, just consider the fact that an undercover agent told one of the jihadis who attacked my free speech event in Garland, Texas to “tear up Texas,” and yet now claims that he didn’t know he was actually going to do it. This is not an FBI of patriots. This is Obama’s FBI.

 

“FBI Insiders Blow Whistle on Massive Las Vegas Cover Up; Agents Told Not to Investigate Key Evidence Including ISIS Terror Link to Mandalay Bay Massacre,” True Pundit, March 12, 2018 (thanks to Andrew Bostom):

 

The “official” narrative you’ve been fed by the FBI and Las Vegas officials about the massacre at Mandalay Bay that claimed 58 lives is purely fiction, a polished story contrived to cover up the disturbing facts surrounding the worst mass shooting ever in the United States, according the FBI insiders and high-ranking intelligence officials.

 

And now, after months of corporate-infused spin by MGM Resorts and outright lies from officials in the FBI and the Las Vegas Metro Police Department, federal agents and intelligence officials are spilling the beans about what really happened on and before the Oct. 1 massacre.

 

“It’s a movie script that was written after the shooting to rewrite what really happened,” one FBI agent said. “The investigation is an entirely different story that we are not allowed to talk about. If we do and get caught, we get fired and probably charged (criminally).”

 

But why the cover up?

 

The answer to that is perhaps even more complicated than the revelations surrounding the shooting, which can only be explained as shocking and troubling to everyday Americans not connected to the law enforcement community and political machine that has become today’s FBI. While few if any bright Americans believed the official back story of the supposed Stephen Paddock rampage, the truth — it turns out — is even more bizarre than fiction here.

 

In fact, it’s downright frightening.

 

The FBI maintains that Stephen Paddock — the reported lone gunman — was a mystery man and his motive for killing dozens and injuring over 500 people still has not been pinpointed. Those assertions are simply untrue, FBI officials confirm. Lies. In the coming weeks, True Pundit will detail various parts of its investigation into the shooting and more importantly, paint a detailed portrait of the events leading to the shooting and Paddock’s likely accomplices and associates.

 

The major, shocking revelations include:

 

When FBI brass was provided with forensic evidence of multiple gunmen, they told agents to stand down and focus on Paddock only. Even a key internal audio captured by a hotel guest of multiple rifles firing from Mandalay Bay went ignored, covered up.

When FBI brass was provided the names of persons of interest who likely assisted Paddock, agents were instructed not to interview the individuals. One would-be target was never pursued despite pleadings from intelligence officials and agents that he was possibly the second shooter.

The FBI uncovered specific evidence showing that Paddock was anti-Trump and had an affiliation with ANTIFA, though it never was divulged to the public and agents did not follow such leads, per orders of their superiors.

When FBI brass was given evidence that the shooting was possibly linked to ANTIFA radicals working with an ISIS-linked terror faction — including the full identities of some of the suspects with ties to both radical groups and at or near Mandalay Bay the night of the deadly shooting — agents were never instructed to follow up on the investigation and pursue the suspects.

When intelligence officials approached the FBI and LVMPD with external evidence that Paddock was only one member of an organized terror cell — which included as many as five gunman who planned to fire from the Mandalay Bay suite — the compelling evidence was covered up. Never pursued.

When FBI brass was provided with forensic evidence that Paddock’s death was not a suicide, the intelligence was never pursued by the FBI and LVMPD. FBI sources said Paddock suffered two gunshots. His autopsy report only details a single bullet to the head. FBI sources maintain Paddock’s autopsy was doctored and is a fraud.

When an ISIS-linked “businessman” from Turkey was pinpointed in the investigation — and found to be residing near Las Vegas at the time of the shooting — FBI agents were not instructed to follow up and pursue intelligence leads showing possible links to the massacre.

FBI and intelligence officials believe Paddock and associates chose to strike the Las Vegas country music concert with over 22,000 people because they likely supported President Trump. FBI agents said they were instructed to keep that key motive quiet too.

When MGM refused to share cctv footage from Mandalay Bay, FBI agents were threatened by superiors that any whistle blowers divulging such revelations to the media would lose their jobs. The FBI still has never been provided all the camera footage from the Mandalay Bay, FBI agents said.

When FBI agents and agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives informed FBI bosses that Paddock didn’t start buying dozens of guns until after Trump’s election, they were told to keep that fact quiet and shrouded.

When FBI agents followed up on an ABC News report that Paddock wired $100,000 to the Philippines shortly before the rampage they confirmed the report was untrue. Instead of disputing it, FBI bosses embraced the false story, saying it helped build the narrative the Bureau was constructing about Paddock. FBI agents believe the story was planted with ABC by their superiors.

 

And there is much much more that is not detailed here today. This is only a summary of True Pundit’s investigation.

 

This FBI-generated smoke screen has occurred during the watch of FBI Director Christopher Wray and his Las Vegas Field Office Special Agent in Charge Aaron Rouse, a disciple of Andrew McCabe, the defrocked and disgraced former deputy director of the FBI. It has unfolded during President Donald Trump’s first year in office. Does Wray even know about what amounts to a conspiracy led by the FBI to cover up a mass killing of U.S. citizens? Whether he does or does not seems to matter little. This is no longer his problem to fix. Trump and others must investigate and provide honest answers. The FBI can no longer be trusted to do so. On any level. Especially in Las Vegas. It is difficult to imagine that any competent director of the FBI would not know about this. Unless he was lied to by FBI brass….

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Geller Biography

 

Pamela Geller is the founder, editor and publisher of The Geller Report and President of the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) and Stop Islamization of America (SIOA). She is the author of Fatwa: Hunted in America (foreword by Geert Wilders) (Dangerous Books), The Post-American Presidency: The Obama Administration’s War on America (foreword by Ambassador John Bolton) (Simon & Schuster) and Stop the Islamization of America: A Practical Guide to the Resistance (WND Books). She is also a regular columnist for numerous publications.

 

Geller’s activism on behalf of human rights has won international notice. She is a foremost defender of the freedom of speech against attempts to force the West to accept Sharia blasphemy laws, and against Sharia self-censorship by Western media outlets. Her First Amendment lawsuits filed nationwide have rolled back attempts to limit Americans’ free speech rights and limit speech to only one political perspective, and exposed attempts to make an end-run around the First Amendment by illegitimately restricting access to public fora. Her free speech event in Garland, Texas led to the capture or killing of several murderous jihadists, smoking out terror cells, leading to an increase in the threat level to BRAVO and to the consequent arrests of jihadists in several states.

 

Pamela Geller has been the subject of a profile on 60 Minutes, and of cover stories in the Sunday New York Times Metro section and READ THE REST

 

Paddock Autopsy – You Make the Call


John R. Houk, Editor

Posted February 13, 2018

 

Stephen Paddock’s autopsy report was released according to a report February 9 from the Las Vegas Review-Journal. The autopsy should debunk some Conspiracy Theories and might add some fuel to other Conspiracy Theories.

 

BUT – BUT – BUT

 

Medium’s report on the Paddock autopsy shows the assassin’s Time Of Death to be at NOON the day after the Mandalay Bay Massacre. Talk about pumping air into multiple Conspiracy Theories!

 

JRH 2/13/18 (H/T Black Listed News)

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Las Vegas shooter’s autopsy gives no clues

 

By Jeff German and Anita Hassan

February 9, 2018 – 3:26 pm

Updated February 11, 2018 – 10:17 am

Las Vegas Review-Journal

 

Autopsy records obtained Friday by the Review-Journal shed no new light on what might have contributed to Stephen Paddock’s motives for committing the Oct. 1 Las Vegas Strip massacre.

 

The autopsy, which included toxicology tests and a brain examination, found that Paddock had anti-anxiety medication in his system. It also confirmed what authorities had previously said — that Paddock died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head after he opened fire at an outdoor concert from his 32nd-floor Mandalay Bay suite, killing 58 people and injuring hundreds more.

 

“It seems that based on the autopsy reports there were no physical excuses for what Steve did,” said his younger brother Eric Paddock, who lives in Orlando, Fla. “We may never understand why Steve did this.”

 

The bullet that killed Paddock entered the roof of his mouth and traveled to the back of his head and then upward without exiting his body, leaving fractured bones along the way, the report says. Paddock also had scrapes on his right upper calf and knee and a bruise on his left calf.

 

A separate examination of his brain done at Stanford University found no major abnormalities, including no evidence of Alzheimer’s disease.

 

Amounts of nordiazepam, oxazepam and temazepam, which are consistent with the anti-anxiety drug Valium, were found in his urine, a toxicology report shows. There was no mention in the results of substances associated with alcohol.

 

Paddock, 64, also had hypertensive cardiovascular disease, according to the autopsy report, which was prepared by Dr. Lisa Gavin of the Clark County coroner’s office. Gavin performed the autopsy Oct. 6.

 

The results of the autopsy and brain examinations have been long anticipated. Police have yet to determine a motive for the shooting, and speculation has swirled about mental or physical health conditions that might have provided clues to his violent behavior.

 

Last week, at the request of the Review-Journal and The Associated Press, District Judge Timothy Williams ordered Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg to turn over Paddock’s autopsy records to the news organizations, but Fudenberg refused to release it until it was finalized.

 

In the same hearing, Williams ordered the coroner to release autopsy reports of the 58 people Paddock killed at the Route 91 country music festival in the worst mass shooting in modern American history. Fudenberg released the reports the next day.

 

He said in December that Paddock, a high-rolling video poker player, committed suicide. He killed himself as officers closed in on his hotel room after he stopped shooting.

 

After Paddock’s body was cremated, Fudenberg last month released the remains to the shooter’s family.

 

Eric Paddock flew to Las Vegas to pick up the ashes after he was unable to get the coroner’s office to send him the remains.

 

The newspaper reported several days after the mass shooting that a local doctor had prescribed diazepam, known by its brand name Valium, for Stephen Paddock in June. The prescription was for 50, 10-milligram tablets.

 

Diazepam is a sedative-hypnotic drug in the class of benzodiazepines, which studies have shown can trigger aggressive behavior.

 

Samples of Paddock’s blood, urine and hair were used to perform the toxicology testing, according to the report released Friday.

 

Paddock’s Toxicology Report

 

Laura M. Labay, a forensic toxicologist with NMS Labs, a private clinical and forensic toxicology lab in Pennsylvania, reviewed the results at the request of the coroner’s office, according to the report.

 

“Specifically, you would like to know if substances found in Mr. Paddock’s biological samples may be the reason for the production of violent and aggressive behavior,” Labay stated in a letter Monday to the coroner’s office.

 

Paddock’s toxicology results also found arsenic, lead and selenium in his blood. Labay stated that arsenic and selenium, even at high levels, were not linked to violent and aggressive behavior. While lead can be associated with cognitive effects, there was not enough of it in Paddock’s system to show that it would cause such behavior, Labay noted.

 

Mercury was also found in Paddock’s blood, according to the toxicology report. Labay noted that mercury levels can rise because of seafood consumption or environmental exposure. Eric Paddock said his brother frequently ate sushi.

 

“My opinion is that if Mr. Paddock was experiencing toxicity to any of the identified elements he would have experienced a constellation of symptoms specifically related to that element’s known toxic profile,” Labay stated.

 

Paddock’s toxicology results also showed concentrations of substances associated with benzodiazepines, drugs prescribed for conditions such as anxiety, insomnia and agitation, Labay stated.

 

“The finding of these substances in urine and not in blood show that Mr. Paddock had previously used or was exposed to this drug class,” Labay noted.

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Stephen Paddock Autopsy Reveals Time Of Death At 1200 Hours (Noon) The NEXT DAY

 

By Thomas Michael

February 11, 2018

Medium

 

Paddock & autopsy TOD

 

On February 9, 2018, late in the afternoon on a Friday, the Associated Press (AP) released the original PDF of Stephen Paddock’s autopsy results by linking to it in one of their articles. Rather quickly, within an hour or two, the autopsy report was spiked out of the article. Subsequent coverage by news outlets have covered the bombshell report by focusing on anti-anxiety medication being found in Paddock’s system, and how the autopsy reveals no clues on motive.

 

Either these news outlets have not seen the autopsy results, or they are boldly lying to their respective audiences. Coupling this with the fact that, somehow, the AP, who sued for the autopsy results, had to remove the most important part of their would-have-been-bombshell-article to appease what appears to be the law enforcement agencies tasked with investigating the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, is not only mind-blowing but demonstrates the AP’s complicity in covering-up the truth. At the time of writing this, no news organization — mainstream or alternative — has officially covered this story.

 

What is being hidden from the public, and this appears to be the explanation as to why law enforcement has fought tooth and nail to not have Paddock’s autopsy results publicly released, is Paddock’s Time Of Death — his Time Of Death is 1200 hours (Noon) on 10/2/17; that is the day after the shooting, and approximately fourteen hours after the shooting into Route 91 ceased.

 

There really is no conceivable way to look at this other than that everything we, the public, have been told about the Las Vegas Massacre has been 100% a lie and is astronomically false.

 

Paddock’s Time Of Death is what they have been hiding.

 

Sheriff Lombardo has told the public that Metro and SWAT first arrived on the 32nd floor at approximately 10:17PM on October 1st, but they did not initially breach the suspect’s room because the shooting had already ceased. They breached the door to room 32–135 at approximately 11:20PM. And, according to the police scanner audio, officers did indeed arrive upon a dead body in 32–135 after breaching the door — but we now know that could not have been Paddock’s body, as he was not killed until the following day.

 

So, the police scanner audio from that night is real, because what happened that night is real, but clearly the crime scene is not real and is staged. We must also assume that everything that law enforcement has told us to this point about the shooting and subsequent investigation are categorically untrue, and that law enforcement staged the crime scene.

 

When you couple these new revelations with the revelations of the PR firm’s disinformation campaign, which is Democrat-operated, the so-called ‘Resistance’ botnet army pushing the PR firm’s disinformation on Twitter, the owner of the hotel where the crime occurred being an outspoken Trump critic during the 2016 election, and all of the different operatives that have been throwing shade on this investigation and covering-up the real crimes from day one — the picture becomes much clearer, and it is unfortunately very grim…

 

The Las Vegas Massacre appears to be an attack that targeted Conservatives, and it appears to have been orchestrated by the U.S. intelligence community.

 

This story is currently developing…

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The Paddock Mystery


John R. Houk

© October 4, 2017

 

If you’ve been watching the media since Sunday, you are very aware that Stephen Paddock is the lone gunman at Mandalay Bay Massacre. He paid for two suites on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Casino and Hotel. Stocked the rooms with 23-gun weapons and the ammunition to load them. Then Paddock proceeded to meticulously kill 59 people and wound 527 outdoor concert goers to a Route 91Harvest Country Music Festival in Las Vegas Nevada.

 

WHY?

 

So far nobody knows or at least the city, State and Federal authorities aren’t sharing a motive with the public.

 

Here’s the thing. Paddock was a retired 64-year old wealthy White guy from Mesquite, NV; about 80 miles or so from Las Vegas. When I first heard about the bloody shooting and the likely planning that had to go into Paddock’s murder spree, my first thought was Islamic terrorism. If crazy Muslims didn’t do it, then it must have been crazy the Marxist Antifa/Black Live Matter types. OR I gave an outside consideration to Right Wing violent extremist groups like Neo-Nazis or White Identity racists.

 

BUT THEN I heard some info on Fox News. The man was 64, he had a lot of dough, and held no ideology of the Left, Right or Crazy Religion. His bad habit was gambling his fortune – I heard – made from Real Estate deals.

 

Stephen Paddock does not fit the profile of any kind of crazy ideology on the Left, Right or Religion.

 

So I’m going with a Heavy.com 5 Fast Facts post about Stephen Paddock until further info develops – if at all.

 

You might find The Australian article interesting since Paddock’s girlfriend – Marilou Danley – is an Australian citizen (born in the Philippines) which has 10/4/17 updated info. (Head’s up: The Australian may allow only one view then ask you to pay for a subscription when you return. It is a long article loaded with info and that is the reason for the head’s up.)

 

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Stephen Paddock: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

 

By Tom Cleary

Published Oct 2, 2017 at 6:06am

Updated Oct 3, 2017 at 11:46pm

Heavy.com

 

Stephen Paddock pictured in a photo on Marilou Danley’s Facebook page – Facebook/Getty

 

Stephen Paddock has been identified as the gunman who opened fire on concertgoers at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival in Las Vegas on Sunday, leaving 59 people dead and more than 500 wounded in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, police said.

 

The shooter, a 64-year-old from Mesquite, Nevada, was firing from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel down at the festival, which was located in a fairgrounds area on Las Vegas Boulevard, hitting concertgoers. Officers responded to the hotel room and engaged the suspect, police said. They do not believe at this time that there were any other shooters, despite reports of multiple gunmen. Police said they do not have an accurate number of victims yet, saying the totals they’ve released so far are estimates.

 

 

Paddock’s brother told The Associated Press that the shooter was a retired accountant who became a multimillionaire through real estate investments and high stakes gambling. “He was a guy who had money,” Eric Paddock said of his brother. “He went on cruises and gambled.”

This story is still developing and not much is known about Stephen Paddock so far. Here is what we do know about him and what we know about the shooting:

 

  1. Stephen Paddock, a Former Mailman & IRS Agent, Had 23 Guns Inside His Hotel Room

 

 

Police said the shooter, identified as Stephen Paddock, was a “local individual” who was firing from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel just outside the concert area. He was found dead inside the hotel room, where 23 guns were later found, after a police SWAT team used an explosive breach to blow open the door and then engaged with him. Police said they believe he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound before officers arrived in the room. A security guard who went to the room before officers arrived was shot through the door by the gunman. His condition was not known Monday night.

 

The concert festival was taking place in an outdoor area across from the Mandalay Bay and Luxor casinos on the famed Las Vegas Strip. A video taken by someone at the concert shows the moment when gunfire, described by police and witnesses as coming from an automatic weapon, erupted, with several shots fired in rapid succession:

 

VIDEO: Mandalay Bay Shooting – Drew Akiyoshi Twitter video (10/1/17)

 

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Police said 12 rifles seized during searches in the hotel room and his homes had “bump stocks,” which are legal modifications that simulate automatic fire. Police said they found a total of 47 firearms, including rifles, shotguns and pistols, purchased legally in Nevada, California, Texas and Utah. Police and sources who have spoken to multiple media outlets have described a shooter’s perch within the hotel room, where he smashed out windows to fire at the concert crowd with guns mounted on bipods. Police said he had two cameras in the hallway of the hotel, including hidden in a room service cart, and in the peephole of his door to watch for approaching police.

 

Photos and videos from the concert festival also showed multiple victims, including people on the ground, bleeding. The shooting was first reported about 10 p.m. local time.

 

Active shooters at Mandalay Bay/Route 91 with automatic weapons & people down. Stay away from the Vegas strip! pic.twitter.com/81D6GEEInu

 

— Justin Aaron Morris (@IAMJUSTINAARON) October 2, 2017

 

Paddock was semi-retired, managing real estate properties that his brother said made him millions of dollars, and gambling as a high roller at casinos in Las Vegas and near his Mesquite, Nevada, home, in recent years. He is a former IRS agent and letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, The Associated Press reports. A government spokesperson told the AP that the shooter worked for the USPS from 1976 to 1978 as a mailman and then worked for the Internal Revenue Service for six years, until 1984, as an agent. After that, he took a job as an auditor for a defense contractor.

 

VIDEO: Las Vegas Mass Shooting Full Scanner Audio of Police Response

 

Posted by Erick M

Published on Oct 2, 2017

 

All credit to this recording goes to broadcastify. Only reuploading this to help more people be able to listen to what exactly took place. Listener discretion is advised.

 

According to police scanner transmissions, 72 minutes passed between the first shots fired and when officers breached the hotel room where Paddock was holed up. Police believe he was firing into the crowd for about 9 to 11 minutes, unloading about 20 volleys of bullets from hundreds of yards away.

 

Videos show the area from where he was shooting from:

 

 

 

 

These maps show where the shooting occurred:

 

 

VIDEO: Reference map of Las Vegas Mandalay Bay hotel and Route 91 Harvest festival location

 

Posted by Brad Herman

Published on Oct 2, 2017

 

My heart goes out to those effected by this horrific tragedy. When the news broke I was having a hard time understanding the layout of the festival, the security, the police, and the shooter. I used Apple maps and was able to understand the location better. I put this out there Incase it’s helpful to anyone else.

 

You can listen to police scanner audio from the moment officers entered the room below:

https://twitter.com/McKenney93/status/914769131827863553

 

Stephen Craig Paddock, 64, had lived on Babbling Brook Court in Mesquite, Nevada, since June 2016. He previously lived in Reno, Nevada, from 2011 to 2016, and also had an address in Melbourne, Florida, from 2013 to 2015. He had also lived in Henderson, Nevada, and several locations in Texas, including Mesquite, and California since 1990. He was born April 9, 1953. Paddock graduated from Cal State Northridge in 1977.

 

Mesquite is located about 80 miles, or 1 hour and 16 minutes, away from Las Vegas, along Nevada’s border with Arizona. Mesquite, a city in Clark County, is home to about 17,400 people, including several retirement communities, along with casinos and golf courses.

 

Sheriff Joe Lombardo, when asked by a reporter if the shooting was an “act of terrorism,” said “no, not at this point. We believe it was a local individual. He resides here locally. I’m not at liberty to give you his place of residence yet, because it’s an ongoing investigation, we don’t know what his belief system was at this time. … Right now we believe he is the sole aggressor at this point and the scene is static.”

 

 

Police have not yet released a motive. Paddock does not have any known ties to terrorist organizations, NBC’s Pete Williams reports. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack, claiming, without evidence, that Paddock is a “soldier” who converted to Islam months ago and was fighting for the so-called Islamic State, The Associated Press reports.

 

 

“We have determined to this point no connection to an international terror group,” FBI Special Agent-in-Charge Aaron Rouse said at a press conference. He said they are continuing to investigate to ensure that is a fact.

 

But ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack through its Amaq propaganda agency and said the shooter, “executed the operation in response to calls to target countries of the coalition,” but did not name Paddock, The Associated Press reports. According to the AP, ISIS often claims responsibility for attacks the group has inspired, but did not have any direct involvement in carrying out. The terror group has often instructed its followers to carry out lone wolf attacks, using guns, knives or vehicles to kill as many people as possible. Las Vegas has previously been threatened by ISIS, including in a recent video.

 

 

 

ISIS does not claim every shooting or incident as being carried out by its followers, but it has made false claims in the past, including in June 2017 when the terror group claimed its follower had launched an attack at a casino in Manila. Officials later said the incident was a robbery carried out by an indebted gambler.

 

 

U.S. intelligence authorities are aware of the claim and are tracking it, Voice of America’s Jeff Seldin reports.

 

“Surprising as it sounds, statement issued on legit primary source. Interestingly, Amaq released 2 statements: one claiming attacker as an #ISIS soldier, & 2nd that he ”converted to Islam” months ago,” Rita Katz of the SITE Intelligence group says.”) Given what is known of attacker Stephen Paddock, #ISIS needs evidence. Otherwise, might make ISIS appear (more) desperate for claims.”

 

 

Lombardo said multiple firearms were found inside the hotel room. He said the room is still being processed and further details weren’t immediately available. KTNV, citing police sources, reports that Paddock had 23 guns inside the hotel room, along with two platforms set up to shoot from. He also had cameras to see police arriving, the news station reports. He is believed to have used long range rifles, News 8 Now reports. Police suspect that at least one of the weapons was modified to allow it to function as a rapid-fire weapon, according to CNN. The guns included a handgun, along with a .223 caliber and a .308 caliber rifle, CNN reports. Police believe that the weapons were purchased legally.

 

 

Along with the weapons, police believe he had some sort of a hammer that he used to smash the hotel’s windows prior to the shooting, CNN reports. Ammonia nitrate, a chemical compound used in fertilizer and that can be used to make explosives, was in his car, police said. No other chemicals or compounds were found in the vehicle.

 

 

Las Vegas Undersheriff Kevin McMahill told CNN that they found Paddock by listening to where the gunshots were coming from.

 

VIDEO: Las Vegas police briefing over 100 injured over 20 dead including an off duty police officer

 

Posted by news672

Published on Oct 2, 2017

 

Update

 

Deceased Las Vegas shooting suspect identified as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock

 

Mari-Lou Darnley was described as an Asian female, about 4’11 and 111 pounds. Authorities told the public to keep an eye out for a Hyundai with a Nevada plate: 114B40 and a Chrysler with a Nevada plate 19D401.

 

At least 20 people were killed and 100 injured in a mass shooting at a country music festival at the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas.

 

The lone suspect was killed in an engagement with Las Vegas officers, police confirmed in a briefing held around 1:30 a.m.

 

They described the suspect as a “lone wolf” and do not believe there are other suspects involved. The suspect was described as a local of the Las Vegas area and officials do not believe he is connected with terrorism groups.

 

Police were actively searching for a woman described as an associate of the suspect.

 

The associate was identified as Marilou Danley. She is an Asian woman, about 4 feet, 11 inches tall, weighing about 111 pounds. Police are trying to locate her and described her as a companion traveling with the suspect.

 

The Route 91 country music festival was taking place at the Mandalay. Hundreds of people were seen fleeing the area.

 

The shooting took place at the end of a performance by Jason Aldean. The singer was not injured in the shooting.

 

Officers obtained a warrant to search the home in Mesquite where the gunman lived. That search was completed Monday and police said they had no new intelligence to provide at a press conference. Police said they found 18 additional guns, explosives, thousands of rounds of ammunition and electronic devices inside the house. They located another property in northern Nevada and were planning to search that.

 

 

Public records do not show any criminal convictions for Paddock in Nevada. Undersheriff McMahill told CNN that he had no major “derogatory” criminal record other than a minor traffic citation in Las Vegas. Mesquite Police told CBS News that he had no run-ins with him. They said he lived in a retirement community, called Sun City and wasn’t a military veteran.

 

 

“We believe it’s a solo actor. A lone wolf,” Lombardo said. “We are comfortable that the primary aggressor in this event has expired or passed away and is no longer a threat.”

 

Paddock is believed to have checked into the Mandalay Bay hotel as a guest, The Associated Press reports. He had been there since September 28, police said. He rented two rooms, one facing east and one facing north, the Nevada Independent reports. Investigators are still working to determine what he was doing prior to the shooting.

 

VIDEO: Exclusive look at Vegas hotel room, a year before shooting

 

 

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Fox viewer shares footage of the hotel room used by the Vegas shooter taken one year ago.

 

According to police, the gunman had multiple weapons inside the room, and hotel employees went “to and fro” during the days before the shooting, but saw “nothing nefarious.”

 

VIDEO: Weapons and debris inside hotel room used by Vegas gunman#3/10

 

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Inside the hotel room used by Las Vegas massacre gunman Stephen Paddock.

 

Christopher Sullivan, who managers Guns & Guitars in Mesquite, told the New York Times that Paddock bought three guns, a handgun and two rifles, in the last year. Sullivan told the newspaper he passed a routine federal screening. “The man does not have a criminal history,” he said.

 

Sullivan said, “We have cooperated with local and federal authorities.” He called Paddock a “normal fellow, normal guy – nothing out of the ordinary. As for what goes on in a person’s mind, I couldn’t tell you. I know nothing about him personally.”

 

When asked about a possible motive, Sheriff Joe Lombardo told reporters, “I can’t get into the mind of a psychopath at this point.”

 

The first of the victims killed was identified as Sonny Melton, of Tennessee. You can read about the victims as they are identified here. They include two police officers who were on duty and were shot, police said. One is in critical, but stable, condition after surgery. Another police officer was off duty and at the concert and was killed, Sheriff Joe Lombardo said. “Obviously this is a tragic incident. And one that we have never experienced in this valley,” Lombardo said.

 

GoFundMe account has been set up to raise money for the victims. You can make a donation here.

 

  1. He Berated His Girlfriend at the Starbucks They Often Frequented, the Workers There Say

 

Marilou Danley

 

Police were looking for a “person of interest,” Marilou Danley. She was described as a “companion” of the shooter and police and Paddock’s family have now called her his boyfriend. Police have since made contact with her, but still would like to question her. She is out of the country, and was not in the United States during the shooting, but it is unclear where she is, with reports indicating she is in her native Philippines, and others that she is in Tokyo or Australia.

 

“We are interested in talking to her for followup,” Lombardo said at a press conference. Police were also looking for two vehicles with Nevada plates, a Hyundai Tucson with license plate number 114B40 and a Chrysler Pacifica Touring with plate number 19D401. They were registered to the gunman. Lombardo said the vehicles have been found.

 

Police said Danley, 62, lived with the shooter in Mesquite. Public records show she had lived at the same address as him since January 2017. CNN reports that she has been cleared of any involvement in the shooting.

 

Danley and Paddock were seen often at a Starbucks in Mesquite, the Los Angeles Times reports. Workers there said he often mistreated her in front of them, berating her verbally.

 

“It happened a lot,” Esperanza Mendoza, the Starbucks supervisor, told the newspaper. She said he would always order a Venti mocha cappuccino and she would get a medium caramel macchiato. Mendoza said Danley would ask Paddock to let her use his casino card to make the purchases.

 

“He would glare down at her and say—with a mean attitude—‘You don’t need my casino card for this. I’m paying for your drink, just like I’m paying for you.’ Then she would softly say, ‘OK’ and step back behind him. He was so rude to her in front of us,” Mendoza said.

 

She said he was tall, had a beer belly and often had heavy bags under his eyes. “He looked like he never slept because of the large bags under his eyes,” Mendoza told the Times. Danley was shorter and stood at his elbow when they were next to each other. Workers at Starbucks were shocked when they saw Paddock’s photo.

 

“That’s because of what he’d done and because we have been face to face with this man so many times,” Mendoza told the newspaper.

 

Police form a perimeter around the road leading to the Mandalay Hotel (background) after a gunman killed at least 50 people and wounded more than 200 others when he opened fire on a country music concert in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

Police said they still want to talk to her and get her back to the country. Her family is from the Philippines. According to ABC News, sources said Paddock has sent “tens of thousands” of dollars to someone in the Philippines in recent months.

 

 

Marilou Danley’s Facebook profile reads, “Proud mom and grandma who lives life to the fullest.” Her last public post was an update of her profile picture in August. She had posted numerous photos of herself. Friends commented on her looks, and she wrote under one, “Thanks …That was taken at Wiltshire Roof Top Restaurant in L.A.” In 2016, she wrote in the comment thread under a photo, “…Kuha Sa Jumeira Beach, Dubai.”

 

She said on her Linkedin profile that she has worked at a casino in the past. She has also lived in Sparks and Reno, Nevada, along with Canton, Ohio; Springdale, Arkansas; and Memphis, Tennessee, according to public records. Danley once worked as a “high limit hostess,” to members of loyalty club at Atlantis Casino in Reno. Members of Club Paradise spent large quantities of money and received discounted hotel rooms, meals and other amenities, the New York Times reports.

 

Earlier scanner traffic indicated that police may have gotten Danley’s name, at least in part, from a credit/debit card left in the Mandalay Bay hotel room by the main suspect. “He was utilizing some of her identification,” Sheriff Joe Lombardo said.

 

She was previously married to Geary Danley, of Arkansas, who is not believed to have any connection to the shooting, despite some on social media saying police have been searching for him.

 

You can read more about Danley at the link below:

 

Marilou Danley: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

 

  1. Paddock Gambled More Than $10,000 a Day, Had a Pilot’s License & Once Worked for a Defense Contractor

 

 

Sheriff Joe Lombardo said details about Paddock’s background are still being determined by investigators. NBC News earlier reported that Paddock was having relationship issues, but that has not been confirmed. His exact relationship with the woman he was living with, Marilou Danley, was not clear Monday afternoon.

 

Paddock is not believed to have had children, CNN reports. He was previously married, but had been divorced from that woman for 27 years after 6 years of marriage, CNN reports.

 

Police told CBS News that he had recently been gambling, including at the Mandalay Bay casino, and used Marilou Danley’s ID at a “slot club.” Undersheriff Kevin McMahill told CBS that there was a “gaming club, slot club, that casinos use and he was at one point using that card to gamble with. We know he’s been gambling.”

 

According to NBC News, Paddock gambled more than $10,000 per day, and at times reached levels of $20,000 to $30,000 per day, at Las Vegas casinos. A source gave that information to NBC News based on Multiple Currency Transaction Reports. “According to a U.S. statute, a CTR is a Treasury- and IRS-mandated report that casinos have to file when ‘each transaction in currency involving cash-in and cash-out of more than $10,000 in a gaming day,’” NBC reports. The news network said it is not clear if the transactions reported by Paddock were losses or wins.

 

He also played a local casino in Mesquite:

 

 

He enjoyed playing $100-a-hand poker, according to CNN. NBC News reports that he Paddock had recently made large gambling transactions, but it was not known if those were the result of wins or losses.

 

Paddock filed a lawsuit against a casino in 2012. It was dismissed in 2014.

 

Clark County court records show that Paddock sued a Las Vegas strip hotel in 2012. He filed the lawsuit against Cosmopolitan Hotels & Resorts Inc. in September 2012. The case was dismissed with prejudice on October 3, 2014, and then later settled through arbitration. Records show he was suing for “Negligence – Premises Liability.” According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Paddock claimed in the lawsuit he “slipped and fell on an obstruction on the floor” and was injured because of the “dangerous condition.”

 

Other public records show that Paddock had an airmen’s certification. According to the FAA, Paddock was issued the private pilot license on November 17, 2003, and was rated as being able to fly a single-engine airplane and an instrument airplane. He last had a medical examination in February 2008. “MUST HAVE AVAILABLE GLASSES FOR NEAR VISION,” the records state. He was living in Mesquite, Texas, in Dallas County, at the time.

 

 

Paddock owned two aircraft, according to NBC News. Paddock appears to have worked as an accountant or auditor, ABC News reports. He also had a hunting license in Alaska, according to ABC.

 

NBC News reports Paddock briefly worked for a defense contractor and managed real estate properties. The defense contractor, Lockheed Martin, said in a statement that Paddock worked for a predecessor company from 1985 to 1988. “We’re cooperating with authorities to answer questions they may have about Mr. Paddock and his time with the company.”

 

Las Vegas Shooting Victims: Names, Pictures & Tributes [LIST]

 

  1. His Brother Says the Family Is ‘Dumbfounded’ by What Happened & Says the Shooter, Who Had No Religious or Political Affiliation, ‘Must Have Snapped’

 

 

Tracy Connor, a NBC News investigative reporter, spoke to Paddock’s family and was told they are shocked by what happened. His brother told Connor there were no warning signs. He said he was “just a guy” who lived in Mesquite and went to shows in Las Vegas and gambled there. The brother said he had a girlfriend and was semi-retired after having a series of jobs he would not get into.

 

Eric Paddock, the gunman’s brother, told the Daily Mail that the family is “dumbfounded” and said there was “absolutely no indication he could do something like this.” He added that Stephen Paddock had no political or religious affiliation.

 

Paddock was not a registered voter, as either a Democrat or a Republican, in Clark County or elsewhere in Nevada, where his permanent residence was located. He was also not a registered voter in Florida, despite some social media claims he was a registered Democrat there.

 

Eric Paddock said “he was just a guy. Something happened, he snapped or something.”

 

Stephen Paddock in an undated photo posted on Marilou Danley’s Facebook page – Facebook

 

Eric Paddock, who lives in Central Florida along with many members of the shooter’s family, told the Daily Mail, “He’s my brother, we don’t have a very close relationship but we talk occasionally. There’s no rhyme or reason here, it makes no sense. He has no political affiliation, no religious affiliation, as far as we know. This wasn’t a terror attack.”

 

According to the Orlando Sentinel, Eric Paddock has talked to police. He lives in Orlando along with other family members. Stephen Paddock once owned property in Melbourne, Florida, public records show, but it is not clear if he ever lived there, the newspaper reports. He also had an address in Nevada at the same time. He bought it in 2013 and sold it for $235,000, the Sentinel reprots [sic].

 

“We are completely dumbfounded,” Eric Paddock told the newspaper. “We can’t understand what happened.”

 

Paddock told CBS News he last spoke to his brother, who was a country music fan, after Hurricane Irma. You can watch a series of videos of Eric talking about his brother below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

https://twitter.com/CBSNews/status/914861402006937602

 

 

Eric Paddock also spoke to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, crying as he told a reporter, “We have no idea how this happened. It’s like an asteroid just fell on top of our family. There is no reason we can imagine why Stephen would do something like this. All we can do is send our condolences to the people who died. Just no reason, no warning.”

 

Stephen Paddock does not appear to have a Facebook profile or other social media presence.

 

His father was Patrick Benjamin Paddock, a bank robber who was on the FBI’s Most Wanted List, NBC News reports. He was described in a FBI wanted poster as having “employed violence in attempting to evade arrest,” and having “been diagnosed as being psychopathic, with possible suicidal tendencies.”

 

See more photos and videos from the shooting here:

 

Mandalay Bay Mass Shooting in Las Vegas: VIDEO & PHOTOS

 

  1. The Gunman Fired Dozens of Shots, Forcing Singer Jason Aldean Off the Stage & Concertgoers Racing to the Exits

 

People carry a person at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival after apparent gun fire was heard on October 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada – David Becker/Getty

 

About 22,000 fans were in the fairgrounds area, where there were multiple stages and other areas set up for the festival, according to The Associated Press. Concertgoer Kodiak Yazzi, 36, told the AP that the music stopped temporarily after a sound that was like a firecracker. It then started up again before another round of pops sent performers ducking for cover and fleeing the stage, while panicked fans also rushed for the exits. Yazzi told the AP he took cover and saw flashes of light coming from the Mandalay Bay hotel tower above the concert. He said the bursts would start and stop for about five minutes.

 

The concert festival was in its third day. The festival’s website showed that performers Sunday night included Jake Owen and Luke Combs, along with Jason Aldean, who was set to take the stage about 9:40 p.m. ABC News reports that Aldean was on stage when the shooting occurred, but is OK. A video shows Aldean singing and playing a guitar as gunshots ring out. He briefly continues to perform, before stopping and running off the stage. You can watch the video below:

 

 

Aldean said on Instagram, “Tonight has been beyond horrific. I still dont know what to say but wanted to let everyone know that Me and my Crew are safe. My Thoughts and prayers go out to everyone involved tonight. It hurts my heart that this would happen to anyone who was just coming out to enjoy what should have been a fun night. #heartbroken #stopthehate.”

 

Country singer Jake Owen was among those at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. He tweeted, “Gun shots!!! Vegas. Pray to god. Love you guys. Love you Pearl.”

 

 

Owen later tweeted, “Praying for everyone here in Vegas. I witnessed the most unimaginable event tonight. We are okay. Others arent. Please pray.”

 

Another musician, Luke Combs, tweeted there was an active shooter at Route 91 Harvest, a three-day country music festival being held on the Las Vegas Strip.

 

 

“Active shooter at @Route91Harvest in Vegas. We’re safe. Love you guys,” Combs said.

 

 

 

 

Dan Bilzerian, the professional poker player and businessman, posted a video running from the concert saying, “a girl just got shot in the f*cking head.”

 

The shooting scene.

 

Witnesses told reporter Nathan O’Neal that hundreds of shots were fired after a loud bang that sounded like a firecracker.

 

Witnesses tell me people were getting shot around them #LasVegas@news3lv  pic.twitter.com/xUOELxFupH

 

— Nathan O’Neal (@NateNews3LV) October 2, 2017

 

“Clip after clip after clip, bullets flying everywhere, people running,” the witness said. “It was really, really bad. We were the furthest VIP stages away from Mandalay Bay and they (the bullets) were ricocheting everywhere where we fear. They were firing from somewhere high and they were unloading clip after clip after clip. Multiple shooters, has to be.”

 

But police are saying they believe there was only one shooter. In chaotic active shooter situations, witnesses often report hearing or seeing multiple shooters, as sounds echo and come from different directions, and police and others are misidentified as gunmen.

 

 

 

Two women who were in the front row of the concert told Fox News’ Lauren Blanchard they heard the shooting start and saw a woman with an apparent gunshot wound to the head. She was not moving, they said. “We were at the Jason Aldean concert and everything was fine. And then we heard two pop noises and thought it was the sound system. He kept continuing like nothing was wrong and then we heard it continue and he was still going and then he fell,” one of the women said. The other woman told Blanchard, “(Aldean) dropped and ran, he just ran off the stage. And then people started dropping to the floor and we were running out.”

 

Another witness told ABC News, “Jason Aldean was playing and it just kind of sounded like some fireworks going off, and then I think there was the first kind of volley and then the second volley, and my buddy says ‘I got hit.’ … He got hit three times and people started diving to the ground. It was pretty much chaotic. Lots of people got hit.” The witness said his friend, who was shot three times in the chest, is going to be OK. He said another victim he was trying to help get to the hospital died in his arms.

 

 

Witness Jake Freeman told ABC News he went to the rooftop lounge at the top of his hotel, overlooking the strip. “There were people drinking. Nobody had any idea what was going on. And I had a birds-eye view of the Route 91 Harvest music festival right across the street. My friend and I personally saw crowds of people running out of the festival and bodies hitting the ground. We absolutely watched these people getting gunned down from the shooter on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay. We couldn’t see the Mandalay Bay at all, the Mandalay Bay was behind us. … We did realize that they were being shots. We could hear the gunshots, coupled with what we heard, machine gun fire downstairs, we knew that it was an active shooter situation. We actually went down to the lobby to see if we could find out more.” He said when the elevator doors opened to the lobby, “the air just reeked of gunpowder. Crowds of people were running to the elevators trying to escape.”

 

VIDEO: Active Shooter at Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas

 

VIDEO: Live video of an Active Shooter in Las Vegas (Mandalay Bay at Route 91)

 

Videos taken by concertgoers at the festival show people screaming and running as multiple gunshots can be heard. A witness says it sounded like a “machine gun.” In the video one person can be heard yelling, “get down,” while another shouts, “stay down” as shots ring out.

 

People tend to the wounded outside the Route 91 Harvest Country music festival grounds after an apparent shooting on October 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

Police said in the initial radio dispatches that shots were fired and it sounded like it was coming from an “automatic” weapon. “We have an active shooter inside the fairgrounds,” the officer said:

 

 

 

People at the Mandalay Bay casino and hotel reported that the casino was being evacuated.

 

 

Several roads in the area were being shut down and police were telling people in the area to barricade inside.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other hotels were also being shut down with guests barricading themselves inside rooms, according to social media reports. Officers, including several SWAT units, were searching the hotels and responding to multiple calls of reported shooters that turned out to be false, according to scanner reports.

 

“There has been multiple, multiple phone calls and accusations, or conjecture coming through social media that there are multiple shooters at other resorts, that has been proven to be false,” Sheriff Joe Lombardo said. “Additionally there has been accusations or beliefs there is some explosives going off. That is also fault. The only explosive in this event was from our SWAT team breaching the room.”

 

Those who are in lock down at casinos and other locations along the strip are being asked to stay where they are.

 

“I still want them to shelter in place,” Lombardo said. “They will be contacted by first responders and they will advise them when they are free to go. It is better to shelter in place than to be unaware.”

People run from the Route 91 Harvest country music festival after apparent gun fire was heard on October 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

Las Vegas police stand guard along the streets outside the Route 91 Harvest country music festival grounds after a active shooter was reported on October 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

 

The FBI and ATF are also at the scene, according to reports. But they have not taken over the investigation at this time, ABC News reports.

 

Police have asked anyone with cell phone or other videos from the shooting to provide them to investigators. “Anybody that may have cell phone video or any type of video associated with this event that would be a benefit to the investigation, please respond to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department headquarters at 400 South Martin Luther King and we will take custody of that video. Please bring that down to the headquarters.”

 

Family members can go to a “family retreat area” to help locate loved ones at the headquarters. Anyone looking for information about family members can call 1-866-535-5654.

 

The White House said in a statement that President Donald Trump has been briefed on the shooting.

 

“The President has been briefed on the horrific tragedy in Las Vegas. We are monitoring the situation closely and offer our full support to state and local officials. All of those affected are in our thoughts and prayers,” Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. Trump then tweeted:

 

 

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval tweeted, “A tragic & heinous act of violence has shaken the #Nevada family. Our prayers are w/ the victims & all affected by this act of cowardice.”

 

Police said in a press release, “This is still an active investigation. The Federal Bureau of Investigations is asking for anyone with videos or photos concerning the shooting to call 1-800-CALLFBI or (800) 225-5324. LVMPD and Clark County Coroner’s Office have set up a hotline for family or friends to report a missing loved one connected to this incident. The hotline is only to take reports on missing people. The number is (866) 535-5654. LVMPD also opened up a family reunification center at its headquarters at 400 S. Martin L. King Blvd. in Building B. The identification process of all of the injured and the deceased will take time, so authorities are asking the public for patience.”

 

Police added, “Anyone wishing to help is asked to donate blood for the injured victims of the Strip shooting. United Blood Services will start taking donations at 7 a.m. at two locations: 6930 W. Charleston in Las Vegas or 601 Whitney Ranch Drive in Henderson. UMC will also be hosting a blood drive in conjunction with United Blood Services. It will be held at UMC’s Delta Point Building located at 901 N. Rancho Lane. There will be updates as to the exact time of the blood drive as more information is available.”

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