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LAS VEGAS – The Latest on the mass shooting in Las Vegas (all times local):

6:55 pm

The more than $10.4 million that has been donated to the victims of the shooting at a Las Vegas music festival will be managed by the lawyer who handled funds for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings and the Wrist nightclub massacre in Orlando, Florida.

Officials in Nevada’s Clark County on Tuesday announced that Kenneth Feinberg has agreed to lead the efforts for the development of a process for distributing the money. The GoFundMe account consists of a $3 million donation by fairground owner MGM Resorts International.

Feinberg has recommended the establishment of a committee of the leaders of the community to develop the plan that will be used for the giving of the money.

The compensation czar distributed over $62 million in the aftermath of the marathon, and about $29 million, as a result of the club shooting in Orlando.


6:30 pm

A spokeswoman for the Las Vegas hotel, where a shooter is the deadliest mass shooting in modern AMERICAN history is amazed at the latest timeline of events provided by the police.

MGM Resorts International spokeswoman Debra DeShong said Tuesday the company believes that “what is expressed can’t be beat.”

They did not want to go into that, but the statement comes a day after the Last Vegas police revised their chronology of the events of the night of Jan. 1, when the shooter is Stephen Paddock opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel and 58 people killed.

The police initially said Paddock stopped by shooting at the crowd to shoot through his door and wound a Mandalay Bay security guard who was outside. On Monday, they said that the guard actually was injured six minutes before the Paddock began the massacre.


4:10 pm

The leader of MGM Resorts International says the company is devastated, after a gunman opened fire on a crowd of concertgoers gathered in one of its locations in Las Vegas.

CEO Jim Murren on Tuesday made his first public appearance since 22,000 people fled the concert hall Oct. 1 while the bullets flew from the Mandalay Bay hotel-casino in Las Vegas Boulevard.

Murren says the company is unwavering in its commitment to Las Vegas and is working around the clock to do good and to help those in need.

Murren says that he has witnessed “thousands and thousands of human acts” as a result of the shooting. His comments during a convention panel in Las Vegas, not all the details of the investigation.

The inclusion of left dozens dead and hundreds wounded.


4 hours

FBI agents back to a house in Reno, nevada, owned by Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock after the local police determined someone had broken into the house in the weekend.

Reno police officer Tim Broadway confirmed Tuesday that the police were called to the home early Sunday by a neighbor who saw a light on the inside of the house in a luxury community on the edge of the Sierra foothills along the AMERICAN Interstate 80.

Broadway says the officers discovered someone had broken into the house and immediately contacted the FBI. He says that it is not clear how the person or persons who have gained entry if anything was taken.

Broadway says that they have no suspects or descriptions of potential suspects. He told The Associated Press, “No one saw anything, just a light was on with nobody in the house.”

He says the local police in cooperation with the FBI to make sure no one else enters the house.


2:50 pm

The daughter of a woman injured during the Las Vegas shoot, ” she says in confused about why the police have changed the timeline where the deadliest mass shooting in modern AMERICAN history.

Nicole Rapp said Tuesday that she’s “having a hard time wrapping my head around” the change announced by the police a day earlier. Her mother was trampled by a stampede of concert goers as bullets rained from the nearby Mandalay Bay hotel & casino.

Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said Monday Stephen Paddock shot and wounded a Mandalay Bay security guard outside his door, and sprayed 200 bullets in the hallway for six minutes for the shoot in the concert-goers.

The police previously said Paddock shot the guard after letting go of the barrage of shots into the crowd.

Rapp says it is traumatic for the victims and their families not to be sure of what happened.


1:30 pm

A Las Vegas security guard who was shot in the head while helping concert-goers to flee the scene of the recent mass shooting are laid to rest on Thursday.

Officials say that the services are planned for the 21-year-old Erick Silva this week.

Jay Purves, the vice-president of the Contemporary Services Corporation, Las Vegas branch, said the funeral of his employee, will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday at Davis Funeral Homes and Memorial Park in Las Vegas.

Silva was shot while helping people climb over a barricade.

He was one of 58 people killed Oct. 1 of Stephen Paddock, which was located in a casino hotel tower, when he unleashed more than 1000 bullets on a crowd of country music fans below, at an outdoor festival on the Las Vegas Strip.


9:50 pm

A top Las Vegas police officer is the defense of changes in the timeline of a mass recording of a high-rise hotel that 58 people have been killed and wounded nearly 500 during a country music festival more than a week ago.

Assistant Clark County Sheriff Todd Fasulo told The Associated Press on Tuesday, dozens of researchers are the use of multiple sources of information, including surveillance video, computers, police body-worn cameras, mobile phones, interviews and the perceptions of the people.

Fasulo says that not all clocks are synchronized with each other.

Sheriff Joe Lombardo on Monday, changed the timeline, told reporters that the hotel security guard was shot just before 10 a.m. Oct. 1 and that the shooter, Stephen Paddock and then for 10 minutes to shoot to a concert in the crowd before killing himself.

The sheriff says officers arrived a short time later.

Fasulo says that the police got to Paddock’s 32nd-floor room as soon as she could.


12:07 pm

More than a week after the deadly mass shooting in modern U.S. history, researchers are still amazed on what led is a high-stakes player to kill 58 people and wound hundreds of others at a country music concert.

It is an answer that they may never find.

The FBI and Las Vegas police have sorted through more than a thousand leads, and examined Stephen Paddock’s politics, finance, and social behavior. But the typical investigative avenues that have previously helped to discover patterns in the past, shootings have yielded few clues.

Clint Van Zandt, a former FBI profiler and hostage negotiator, says he is not leaving behind an easily accessible manifesto, Paddock, defied the societal expectations that mass murderers want their disturbed patterns in known throughout the world.

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