- Eric Paddock on Thursday fired the Las Vegas law firm handling shooter’s estate
- He said the firm ‘didn’t honor my instructions’ regarding talking to the press
- Stephen Paddock killed 58 in largest mass shooting in modern US history
- His brother has vowed to distribute the millionaire’s estate to victims’ families
Keith Griffith For Dailymail.com
This undated photo provided by Eric Paddock shows him at left with his brother, Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock at right. Stephen Paddock opened fire on the Route 91 Harvest Festival on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, killing dozens and wounding hundreds. (Courtesy of Eric Paddock via AP)
Published Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 | 8:17 a.m.
Updated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 | 9:36 a.m.
MESQUITE — Stephen Paddock had a penchant for guns, high-limit video poker and real estate deals. His father was a notorious fugitive bank robber. He had a recent live-in girlfriend and two ex-wives and seemed to live a comfortable life in a Nevada retirement community.
His life is the subject of a sprawling investigation into what drove him to show up at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino with at least 10 suitcases filled with guns and
Read more at: https://lasvegassun.com/news/2017/oct/02/gunman-who-killed-50-at-las-vegas-concert-was-reti/
He was 64 years old and, to those who knew him, showed no signs of mental illness, extreme political views or an unhealthy interest in guns. He liked to gamble, and had bounced around over the years, living in Southern California, Texas and Nevada. But he seemed to have plenty of money, and had held steady jobs as a mail carrier, accountant, auditor and apartment manager.
Stephen Paddock’s last stop was here, in Mesquite, Nev., a modest desert oasis 80 miles northeast of Las Vegas, where he lived in a retirement community with his female partner and kept a low profile, conversing little and maintaining no Facebook or Twitter accounts.
In an era when social media invites full-throated expression of even the most minor annoyance, Paddock gave away no hint of whatever it was that drove him to commit mass murder on the Las Vegas Strip, killing 59 people in an assault
Read more at: http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-vegas-shooter-what-we-know-20171002-story.html