Las Vegas Mass Casualty Shooting (Updated Article w/ Scanner Traffic)

Las Vegas Mass Casualty Shooting (Updated Article w/ Scanner Traffic)

Scanner traffic recording 10-1-17 (begins on 5:40 min. recording #1)


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Update (11:45 pm): Man armed with a weapon walking into an employee entrance.

Update (1:23 am):  Additional victims are still being located in rooms at the Mandalay Bay and transported to the hospital.

Update: (1:30 am):  Police confirm that 100 or more injured and 20 or more deceased. Prime suspect/”aggressor” is shot and deceased. Two officers injured, one critical and one minor. Other officers, off-duty who were concertgoers are believed to be deceased. Seeking Mary Lou Danly, 4’11”,  110-pound, Asian female who is believed to be the suspect’s roommate. Also looking for a Chrysler Pacifica Touring license plate 19D-401 and Hyundai Tuscon license plate 114-B40, both Nevada plates.

Update: (3:30 am) The numbers have risen overnight to 50 or more deceased and over 400 injured as a result of the shooting. Most suffered gunshot wounds, others were trampled or suffered other related injuries. The suspect spent three days in the room that he shot from into the crowd. Blood can be donated at  Labor Health & Welfare Clinic, 7135 W. Sahara. The wait to donate is approximately 4 hours. The officer reported to be in critical condition has had his condition upgraded to stable. Vehicles and Marylou Danly have been located.

Update (4:40 am) The suspect has been named as Stephen Paddock, 64.  Police believe that Paddock shot himself. Ten firearms were located in his room, which he had been staying in for three days.

Update: (6:00 am) The FBI is asking anyone with videos or photos from the 10/1/17 Las Vegas shooting to please call 1-800-CALLFBI (255-5324)

Update: (8:00 am) Five responders from the LA area were wounded, four of these are in stable condition and one Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department deputy in critical condition.

Update: (8:40 am) At least 58, possibly 59 are now deceased and approximately 515 people are injured as a result of the mass-casualty shooting.


LAS VEGAS – A mass casualty event is ongoing on the Las Vegas Strip. The shooting began at around 10:08 p.m. at a concert at the Mandalay Bay Casino on Sunday night.

Authorities have shut down Las Vegas Boulevard at Tropicana, southbound past Russell Road. Numerous additional reports were made reporting that there was a shooter New York New York, Tropicana, Paris, Planet Hollywood, and Caesar’s Palace among others. Authorities have determined that these were all unfounded and the hotels were cleared of any shooters. Mass hysteria is causing chaos amongst visitors on the strip. 

Multiple people are reported deceased and injured at this time. The shooter is believed to have shot down at the concertgoers at the Mandalay Bay from an escalated position (32nd Floor).  Authorities believe that there is only one shooter involved at this time. The suspect is believed to be from Mesquite, Nevada.

Las Vegas Airport is closed as a result of this incident. Police are reviewing surveillance, questioning witnesses, and clearing other shots fired calls. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officials requested via Twitter Tweet that livestreams of the incident may put emergency responders in danger.

Information will be updated as it becomes available.



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