Police release more records in Las Vegas massacre

FILE – In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, agents of the FBI continue evidence at the scene of a mass shooting in Las Vegas. Accounts of the police collect bullet and fragments, and detection of the shooter’s gun purchases at the newly released records from the Oct. 2017 deadliest mass shooting in modern AMERICAN history. The more than 750 pages of documents distributed Wednesday, March 20, 2019, by Las Vegas police with new information about a reason for the massacre of 58 people killed and injured more than 850. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

LAS VEGAS – the Accounts of Las Vegas police the collection of bloody bullet fragments in hospitals and detectives tracing of weapons purchases in five states were among the records released Wednesday from the investigation of the deadliest mass shooting in modern AMERICAN history.

There are no new revelations of the more than 750 pages of documents, and the authorities have not determined a motive for the 2017 massacre of 58 people killed and injured more than 850 others at an outdoor concert.

The police and the FBI have each completed study, says the 64-year-old gunman Stephen Paddock acted alone and was not inspired by an external group or ideology.

FBI profilers determined Paddock — a high-stakes video poker player and former accountant would have been looking for the democracy and try to follow in the criminal footsteps of his bank robber father, who was the agency of the most-wanted list in the 1960s.

The police said that the 35th batch of material released since May, under order of a court in a public records lawsuit will be the last.

The recorded transcribed statements of some of the first officers to reach the 32nd floor suite in a high-rise hotel where the gunman sprayed bullets in the open-air country music concert, below, for killing himself.

Earlier versions of the material body-camera video of most of these officers.

The most recent documents also contained accounts of more victims on the flight the festival is the killing field.

Police and coroner’s investigators said 31 bodies were recovered from the site in the hours after the shooting. Twenty-seven other people died in the hospital.

Names and most identifying references black-out in the reports. A Texas Christian University student told police she felt pain in her feet to find a hiding place in a hotel and discover she had a wound on her toe and a bullet fragment in her boat.

A hand-written statement of another unknown woman, who ended with a note about the first reports that 500 people were wounded.

“There were 22,000 victims who are forever changed,” she said, referring to the size of the concert crowd.

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