Tag: Mass Shooting

Authorities Still Searching For A Motive For Las Vegas Shooter

Authorities are still trying to understand what drove Stephen Paddock, 64, to hole up in the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas and open fire on a crowd of concertgoers Sunday night, killing at least 59 people and injuring more than 520. Paddock — who killed himself when SWAT teams breached his room…

Police Identify Vegas Shooting Suspect As Stephen C. Paddock

The man suspected of shooting and killing at least 50 people Sunday evening at a concert in Las Vegas has been identified as Stephen C. Paddock, a 64-year-old Nevada resident. According to reports, Paddock lived in a retirement community in Mesquite, about 80 miles northeast of the Strip. In a 5:45 a.m. PT press conference,…

At Least 50 Killed & Over 400 Injured In Las Vegas Mass Shooting

A gunman opened fire on people at an outdoor concert near the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas late Sunday, killing at least 50 people and injuring more than 400 in one of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history. The shooting happened as country singer Jason Aldean was performing at the Route…

2 Dead & 16 Injured at Florida’s Fort Myers NightClub [VIDEO]

A shooting at a club in Fort Myers, Florida, that killed two people and injured at least 14 more took place at a teen party, according to reports. The attack hit Club Blu’s “Swimsuit Glow Party” and injured people aged between 12 and 27, according to Lee Memorial Hospital. The shooting took place in the…

‘I’m the Shooter’: Mateen Called TV Station During Attack

About 45 minutes after Omar Mateen began shooting up Pulse nightclub in Orlando early Sunday, a News 13 producer in the city received a phone call that he says was from the killer. Matthew Gentili said he answered one of the many phone calls coming in to ask about the shooting, but this one was…

Shooter’s Wife Tried To Talk Husband Out Of Attack

The wife of the Orlando terrorist knew about the attack, saying she tried to talk her husband out of committing the massacre. She was also with her husband when he bought the ammunition and holster for the attack. NBC NEWS: Wife of shooter, Noor Salman, says she took her husband to Pulse on a previous…

Club Goers Thought Omar Mateen Was Gay Used To Go Before Attack [VIDEO]

FBI officials told reporters they are investiga-ting whether Omar Mateen had previously visited Orlando’s gay nightclub Pulse—now the scene of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history—and if he communicated with its patrons on a gay dating app before early Sunday morning, when he shot more than 100 people in the establishment. At least four…

Killer ‘Cool and Calm’ While Negotiating from Pulse Bathroom

The first officer on the scene of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando was an extra-duty police officer who engaged in a gun battle with Omar Mateen and his AR-15 assault rifle, Orlando Police Chief John Mina said Monday morning. When more officers responded, Mateen eventually retreated to a bathroom, where he took about 30…

Omar Mateen ID’d as Orlando Mass Shooting Killer

Omar Mateen of Port Saint Luice, Florida has been identified as the gunman who killed 20 people at a Orlando nightclub, CBS News, the Washington Post, and NBC News report, citing law enforcement officials. Mateen is a U.S. citizen; his parents are from Afghanistan, CBS News reports. FBI Agent Ron Hopper told reporters Mateen may…

Couple Kills 14 People, Injures 17 in California Mass Shooting [VIDEO]

A couple who died in a hail of bullets after allegedly killing 14 people during a Christmas party at a state-run center for people with developmental disabilities left their six-month-old daughter with her grandmother before the onslaught. U.S.-born Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, and wife Tashfeen Malik, 27, were killed in a shootout with police more…

Suspect Traveled to Saudi Arabia in 2015 [VIDEO]

Syed Rizwan Farook, one of the suspected attackers in the San Bernardino, California, shooting that left 14 people dead, traveled to Saudi Arabia in the spring and returned with a wife, according to a co-worker. Patrick Baccari said Farook was away for about a month. When he returned, Baccari had learned that Farook had married,…