Las Vegas shooting: The key facts

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

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- 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

- 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


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- 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
Marilou Danley

- Police located two vehicles connected to the shooter

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