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All 58 victims of Las Vegas mass shooting died from gunshot wounds, many to the head, coroner says

The 58 victims killed in the mass shooting at a country music concert on the Las Vegas Strip in October died of gunshot wounds, the Clark County coroner reported Thursday.

According to the coroner’s list, 18 of the victims died of gunshot wounds to the head and 15 were shot in the back. Four were listed as suffering “multiple gunshot wounds.” The rest suffered predominantly chest, leg and neck wounds.

Stephen Paddock, the 64-year-old gunman, died by suicide — a gunshot through the mouth, according to Coroner John Fudenberg.

The massacre on Oct. 1 also left more than 500 others wounded when Paddock opened fire from the window of his room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino.

All 58 victims of Las Vegas mass shooting died of gunshot wounds: Coroner

The gunman who opened fire on concert-goers in October at a Las Vegas outdoor music festival committed suicide by shooting himself in the mouth, the Clark County coroner’s office announced Thursday, adding that all 58 victims died of gunshot wounds.

“Our Coroner John Fudenberg has released additional information related to #1october,” Clark County tweeted. “The 58 victims died from a gunshot wound or wounds. Their deaths were ruled homicides. Suspect Stephen Paddock’s manner of death was suicide, the cause was an intraoral gunshot wound to the head.”

PHOTO: This undated photo provided by Eric Paddock shows suspected Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock. Eric Paddock via AP
This undated photo provided by Eric Paddock shows suspected Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock.

Read more at: http://abcnews.go.com/US/58-victims-las-vegas-mass-shooting-died-gunshot/story?id=51943457

The wounds they carry


Chapter 1

The varsity cheerleaders had just finished practice when Natalia Baca stepped out into the school parking lot and spotted a tall, dark-haired teenager holding a bouquet of multi­colored sunflowers.

“Will you go to homecoming with me?” he said as she approached with her identical twin, Gianna, who had helped orchestrate the moment. Natalia pressed both hands against her cheeks and grinned, because no one had ever asked her to the dance before.

Featured above: Clockwise from bottom left: Summer Stadtlander, Marie Langer, Gianna and Natalia Baca, Shae Turner and Delaney Sylvester.

Featured above: Clockwise from top left: Marie Langer, Gianna and Natalia Baca, Delaney Sylvester, Shae Turner and Summer Stadtlander.

“Yes,” Natalia answered, already imagining what she would look like in her open-back, iridescent white dress that flashed shades of pink and blue in the sunlight. They hugged and talked for

Read more at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2017/local/las-vegas-teens/

South Shore Mass Shooting Kills 1 Person, Wounds 4 Others

CHICAGO — A shooting in South Shore killed one person and wounded four others on Thursday night, police said.

At 10:38 p.m., the victims were standing on the sidewalk in the 2000 block of East 71st Street when someone in a tan-colored minivan drove by and fired shots, police said.

The victims were:

• An 18-year-old man was hit in his head and was taken to Northwestern Hospital in critical condition. He was later pronounced dead.

• A 19-year-old man was hit in his abdomen and groin and was taken to Northwestern Hospital in critical condition.

• An 18-year-old man was hit in his left wrist and was taken to Trinity Hospital, where his condition was not available but he was listed as “stable,” police said.

• A 21-year-old man was hit in his left leg and back. He took himself to Jackson Park Hospital, where his condition was not available but he was listed as “stable,” police

Read more at: https://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20170728/south-shore/south-shore-mass-shooting-kills-1-person-wounds-4-others

Bronx Hospital Shooting: Gunman Kills 1, Wounds 6, Turns Weapon on Self

A disgruntled former hospital worker armed with a rifle barged into the Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center Friday and opened fire, fatally shooting one doctor and wounding six other people before killing himself, New York City police officials said.

The suspect, identified by sources as 45-year-old Henry Bello, was found dead on the 17th floor of the facility, where he had tried to set himself on fire before he shot himself, according to NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill.