Ex-Reno casino worker 'didn't get a good vibe' from Paddock

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Lombardo said officer's zeroed in on Paddock's location just 12 minutes from the first shot but it was 63 minutes later when they managed to break into his hotel room and confirm that he was dead. It also emerged that he had sent her $100,000 in a bank transfer during her trip to the Philippines, from where she voluntarily returned on Tuesday.

Stephen Paddock's girlfriend recalls the Las Vegas shooter lying in bed screaming to himself, reports claim.

"He never said anything to me or took any action that I was aware of that I understood in any way to be a warning that something frightful like this was going to happen", Danley, 62, said in a written statement read to reporters by her attorney in Los Angeles, where she was being questioned.

The details from Danley now have investigators believing Paddock might have been in physical or mental distress, the sources told NBC News.

"One round penetrated Tank 202, which was partially filled with jet fuel", the airport statement said. However, Paddock never checked into the rooms.

Investigators said the shooting appeared to be extensively planned: Paddock set up one camera in the peephole of his hotel room door and two in the hallway.

"The Hyundai that was sought in connection with the LV (Las Vegas) shooting was located during a search warrant executed at (Stephen) Paddock's house in Reno", Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) tweeted on its official page.

While investigators do not believe Paddock conspired with an accomplice, they are looking into the possibility that others knew about his plot beforehand, Clark County Undersheriff Kevin McMahill said Friday.

As of midday Wednesday, there was no indication she was aware of Paddock's plans, the officials said.

In a new disclosure, authorities said two bullets Paddock fired struck a large jet fuel storage tank at the edge of the city's main airport, about a block from the concert grounds, indicating an apparent attempt by the gunman to create even greater havoc. "We haven't done enough recognizing him and for that I apologize".

"Reasons that ran through Paddock's mind is unknown", Lombardo continued, "but it was directly during the same time as [the] Life is Beautiful [Festival]".