LAS VEGAS – Police body camera videos made public on Wednesday show SWAT teams search steps and the offices of a Las Vegas hotel and officers directing panicked people to flee for a concert venue during a shooting that 58 people were killed and hundreds were injured.
Radio communications is included in a number of the 16 video files provide you with a sense of timing during the deadliest mass shooting in the nation’s modern history, with officers responding to false-alarm reports of shootings in other casinos learn that the shooter had been found dead in his 32nd-floor floor suite of the Mandalay Bay resort.
“Reports of shots fired at the Aria appear unfounded at this time,” a man’s voice says on the radio close to an officer’s body camera. “There was a great crowd, but no one that can say that they actually heard shots.”
“Yes,” says the unnamed officer wearing the camera and is wearing an assault-style rifle with a team of officers from the move of the Las Vegas Strip in a casino. “We’re going to still a lot of people tonight.”
Another radio report says, “We are with the security now. They say that they have no shots fired at New York-New York.”
The police and the FBI later attributed the false reports of shootings at other casinos on and near the Strip for a rapid spread of the panic of the end of Oct. 1.
Videos show tense officers on a pedestrian bridge, directed by the people of a casino at gunpoint while shouting commands for them to keep hands up.
A SWAT team, send a dog around the corner of a stairwell in the Mandalay Bay resort and looking for an employee who works in a hotel at the office.
The videos represented the 13th batch of documents, 911 audio, police reports, witness statements and video released since May 2, after the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department lost a public records lawsuit by the media, including The Associated Press.
Records seen to date, does not have a motive for Stephen Paddock, a retired bookkeeper, and high-stakes player, to amass an arsenal of assault-style weapons and unleash a deadly barrage into a crowd of 22,000 people attended the Route 91 Harvest Festival country music concert.
Sheriff Joe Lombardo, elected head of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, has said that he does not expect a motif found.
But the police and the FBI have said they are confident that Paddock was the only shooter and that the attack was not involving a wider conspiracy. The authorities say that Paddock fired from the windows for about 10 minutes, and the wounded, a casino is a security guard in a hall to his door, and then killed himself before the police arrived.
Lombardo has promised a final declaration of the shoot of this summer.
The top of the FBI official in Nevada, Aaron Rouse, said this week that his agency final report should be made public by the end of the year.