Las Vegas Gunman Booked Hotel Rooms Overlooking Other Concerts

Gunman booked hotel overlooking Lollapalooza in Chicago 2 months before Las Vegas massacre

The gunman who holed up in a room on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel on Sunday before raining bullets on revelers gathered for a country music festival across the street had booked hotel rooms near the Lollapalooza music festival two months earlier, according to multiple reports.

And, according to TMZ, the 64-year-old reserved one room for August 1, two days before the festival, and then booked a second room for August 3. On both occasions, he specifically requested a room with a view overlooking the park, and he had set a check-out date of August 6, the festival's final day.

The Las Vegas gunman who carried out the deadliest mass shooting in recent US history also had scouted possible locations in Chicago and Boston, US media reported on Thursday.

The event included performances by Chance the Rapper, Muse, Lorde and Blink-182.

Reports now say he also booked rooms overlooking Chicago's Lollapalooza and another Las Vegas event, the Life Is Beautiful festival.

Las Vegas lunatic Stephen Paddock looked into assault areas in Chicago and Boston before settling on Sin City, as per reports distributed Thursday.

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Danley, who was out of the country visiting the Philippines when the shooting occurred, said that she was not aware of Paddock's murderous plans.

Wagstaff Worldwide said Blackstone Hotel is cooperating with authorities.

"He liked everybody to think that he was the guy", John Weinreich said.

He never checked in, and a hotel spokesman said they had not confirmed "whether that is the same Stephen Paddock".

It became clear pretty quickly that the shooter, Stephen Paddock, had put significant planning into the attack.

Police have not said anything more about the note, other than that it's being analyzed.

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FBI Special Agent in Charge Aaron Rouse told reporters Wednesday the investigation, so far, hasn't given agents any sense of what inspired Paddock to perpetrate Sunday's attack.

"While there, he wired me money which he said was for me to buy a house for me and my family", she said.

Lombardo said Paddock spent decades stockpiling guns and living a "secret life" that investigators may never be able to fully understand. He killed himself as police were preparing to enter his room.

Investigators were looking into the possibility that Paddock planned additional attacks, including a auto bombing, a federal law enforcement officials said. "We have a lot of work to do".

In a press conference on Wednesday, Clark County Sheriff Lombardo was asked if he saw evidence that Paddock had planned to escape after the attack.

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