Police Body Cam Video Shows Chaos In Las Vegas

Police Body Cam Video Shows Chaos In Las Vegas

A gun dealer who sold weapons to Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock said he is "physically ill" knowing he helped arm the madman behind the largest mass shooting in modern American history.

They said she was "in love" with Paddock and called her "a good person and a gentle soul ... a mother, grandmother, a sister, a friend".

Investigators are retracting their previous statement about the shooter's girlfriend, 62-year-old Marilou Danley.

Ms Danley said Paddock had bought her a plane ticket to her home country of the Philippines, later wiring her US$100,000 ($140,000) so she could buy a house there. Like all Filipinos overseas, I was excited to go home and see family and friends.

Paddock and Danley met several years ago while she was working as a high-limit hostess for Club Paradise at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada, his brother Eric Paddock told the Washington Post.

Paddock checked into the Mandalay Bay hotel with Danley's identification, prompting authorities to track her down. Danley added that she was grateful, but was anxious that Paddock was breaking up with her.

The Associated Press also reported that 23 firearms were found in Paddock's hotel room and that he checked in on September 28.

Danley's sisters, who live in Australia, do not believe she knew of her partner's deadly plans. 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 again.

Ms Danley, who has hired LA lawyer Matthew Lombard, flew to LA from the Philippines on Tuesday and has been described as "a person of interest" by investigators.

"He didn't seem like he was the type of guy to do that".

What drove Paddock to shed so much blood will be at the top of many people's lists of questions.

The family said that they have been receiving death threats due to their connection to Marilou.

Police body camera video reveals the panic faced by police officers as they tried to figure out where the shooting was coming from.

CBS News reports from the source that Paddock had apparently tried to get a room at a couple other hotels in downtown Las Vegas, but the specific suites he requested were booked.

Officials say they found two cameras in the hallway and another camera placed inside the door room peephole.