Suspected gunman may have targeted Lollapalooza, other Las Vegas festival

Las Vegas gunman booked hotel overlooking Lollapalooza report says	 	 	 			Lollapalooza Day 1

Las Vegas gunman booked hotel overlooking Lollapalooza report says Lollapalooza Day 1

Paddock in early August made two reservations at the Blackstone hotel.

The hotel is located directly across the street from the music festival's venue.

Paddock, a reclusive 64-year-old high-stakes gambler, rained bullets on the crowd at a country music festival from his 32nd-floor hotel suite, killing 58 and wounding hundreds before taking his own life.

Boston's Police Commissioner William Evans said he could not immediately confirm an NBC report that Paddock researched possible locations there.

Danley said she was unaware of any plans Paddock had when he sent her overseas to see family in her native Philippines.

Las Vegas Sheriff Joe Lombardo said in a news conference Wednesday evening that Paddock had previously stayed at a Las Vegas high-rise condo during a music festival the weekend before the shooting. The hotel overlooks the main stage and entrance, but Paddock allegedly never showed up.

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CBS News' justice and homeland security corespondent Jeff Pegues said the man bought a significant amount of guns in 2016, but the purchases flew under the radar because he had no criminal history and he wasn't buying things that raised a red flag. 59 people have been confirmed dead, and another 500 were injured in the attack.

Danley spent much of the day being questioned by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents in Los Angeles, where she arrived from the Philippines. Malia Obama attended the event this year, which usually attracts hundreds of thousands of people.

Gareth Wilkinson stands near a makeshift memorial in honor of the victims of a mass shooting Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, in Las Vegas.

Paddock, 64, carried out the deadliest mass shooting in United States history on Sunday night when he fired shots from a room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel casino on the Las Vegas Strip.

FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said he was surprised Paddock had provided so few clues, and that has proved challenging. "You can't ever guarantee something but you also can't not go about your life as you would normally and you can't let these sick people win", said Radcliffe.

Lombardo said he didn't know what Paddock intended with the explosives and wouldn't elaborate on getaway plans.

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