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The Latest: Vegas shooter had emailed about the bump stock

LAS VEGAS – The Last one of documents related to the Las Vegas shoot (all times are local):

5:30 pm

The Las Vegas shooter exchanged e-mails about the purchase of guns and punches stocks months before he carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern AMERICAN history using rifles equipped with the device that semi-automatic weapons to fire almost as fast as automatic.

Stephen Paddock’s e-mails were disclosed in affidavits unsealed Friday after several media organizations, including The Associated Press, fought for their release.

The documents said Paddock had received an e-mail from a Gmail account in July to encourage him to try an AR-style rifle before buying one. It said: “we have a huge selection” at the Las Vegas.

Paddock wrote back that he wanted to try out the different scopes, and different ammo types. An e-mail in response suggested try a bump stock on the rifle with a 100-round magazine.

Paddock’s e-mail address and the Gmail address of similar names. Researchers say that they suspect that he may have been emailing herself, but could not figure out why.

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4 hours

FBI agents knew the gunman behind the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history left behind large caches of weapons, ammunition and explosives, when they sought warrants to search properties and online accounts.

A U.S. judge in Nevada unsealed documents Friday to see what the federal agents learned about Stephen Paddock in the week after the Las Vegas shooting.

They also show that the agents were looking the e-mail, Facebook, and Instagram accounts of Paddock’s girlfriend, Marilou Danley, who was in the Philippines during the Oct. 1 can shoot.

The plaintiffs do not oppose Friday the request of media organizations like The Associated Press release affidavits submitted to a search warrant.

The authorities have not said why they think that the 64-year-old high-stakes player opened fire from a casino-hotel at one of the concerts below. Paddock, 58 people were killed and hundreds injured more before killing himself.

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12:05 pm

A U.S. judge is asked to unseal the documents and tell you what the federal agents learned before to search properties belonging to the gunman responsible for the Oct. 1 massacre on the Las Vegas Strip.

Officers of justice not to oppose a Friday the request of media organizations before the U. S. District Judge Jennifer Dorsey release anonymous statements underlying the warrants for locations, including Stephen Paddock’s home in Mesquite, Nevada.

Questions remain about why the 64-year-old high-stakes video poker player, opened fire with an assault-style weapons from a high-rise casino-hotel-in a crowd at an open-air concert below.

Fifty eight people were killed and more than 500 wounded in the deadliest mass shooting in recent AMERICAN history.

The police and the FBI say Paddock acted alone and killed himself.

A Nevada state judge is due to hear similar arguments next week on whether the police search warrant documents remain sealed.

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