Las Vegas, An incident happened in Las Vegas in a Casino Hotel where, an unknown shooter opened fire at concert in Las Vegas Casino Hotel. Previously we reported that 2 people were killed in incident, but now a local police officer confirmed that more than 30 people are dead and 50+ are injured in the incident.
Incident happened during a concert when an unknown person opened fire at the crowd using an automatic weapon. Some media channels and news sources also reported that 70+ people are killed so far and 200+ people are injured.
— Fox News (@FoxNews) October 2, 2017
The suspect, who was killed, was identified as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, a local resident. Authorities also said they were “confident” Paddock’s roommate, Marilou Danley, had been located. Officials previously described Danley as a person of interest.
Authorities also confirmed that one on-duty officer was in critical condition and another was wounded in the shooting. Two off-duty police officers attending the concert were killed.
“1 [officer] was critical but he’s stable, & one of my officers was off duty attending the concert & lost his life,” Sheriff Lombardo says pic.twitter.com/tCK9e4kHTl
— CBS News (@CBSNews) October 2, 2017
Gunman, fired down on the concert from a room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino. Gunman has been killed by police. Gunman was identified by name Steven Paddock, a 64 year old male who was residing in 32nd floor of Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino.
— Kevin W. (@kwilli1046) October 2, 2017
As the attacker name came out, many people on social media started gossiping. People are discussing whether he is a terrorist or just an attacker.
Steven Paddock!? So because his name isn't something like Mohammed Abu he ain't no terrorist he's just a gunman. HES A TERRORIST! #LasVegas
— Mica Marie (@MicaxMarie) October 2, 2017
Of course, righties are trying to politicize this. No matter Steven Paddock's race, religion or politics, he is a terrorist. Period.
— Demassie Hill (@demassie2) October 2, 2017