Las Vegas shooting: The key facts

A breakdown of what we know from what is the deadliest mass shooting in US history

Powered by automated translation

- At least 59 people have been confirmed as dead and more than 500 injured

- The man suspected as the gunman has been named as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, who died at the scene. He's described as a "lone wolf"

- Paddock, a white male, was from Mesquite, Nevada. Police say he had been staying in the hotel room since September 28

- Two off-duty police officers are among the dead

- 42 weapons were found across Paddock's room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel from where the bullets were fired at the crowd, and his home

- The attack started at approximately 10.08pm on Sunday, October 1.

At least 50 killed in Las Vegas shooting

At least 50 killed in Las Vegas shooting
At least 50 killed in Las Vegas shooting

- About 20,000 concert goers were attending the Route 91 harvest country music festival on Sunday evening

- The attack is the deadliest mass shooting in US history, surpassing the Orlando nightclub attack last year in which 50 people died and 53 were wounded

- All flights at McCarran International airport in Las Vegas were temporarily grounded


Read a full report here

List of deadliest rampages in the US since 2012


- Police were initially seeking Marilou Danley, an Asian female, as a person of interest, but later said they did not believe she was involved

Marilou Danley

- Police located two vehicles connected to the shooter

- UK tennis player Laura Robson was at the concert but escaped without injury

View from DC

The inside scoop from The National’s Washington bureau

View from DC