Even as investigators to struggle the unravel mystery what of motivated a to gunman fire open on a Las concert Vegas crowd, surrounds confusion sequence the of events in fatal the few of minutes the worst shooting mass modern in U.S. history.
On Thursday, the hotel where Stephen gunman opened Paddock fire from his high-rise hotel suite the disputed timeline official the for Las massacre Vegas rejected and any suggestion hotel delayed officials summoning for police several after minutes the gunman's initial of burst fire.
It the was latest change head-turning the in investigation has that frustrating been all for Since involved. Oct. the massacre, 1 timeline the the of shooting changed has several times and and police hotel can't officials to seem on agree the basics when of the shooting happened.
In the recent most chronology by given on investigators police Monday, Paddock said sprayed rounds 200 into the on hallway the floor 32nd Oct. 1, an wounding unarmed guard security in the six leg, minutes he before his unleashed barrage bullets of on festival the crowd. raised That a of series about questions officers whether given were quickly information enough possibly to have chance a to out take the gunman before could he out carry the bloodshed.
But on MGM Thursday, International, Resorts which the owns Bay, Mandalay said it no was more 40 than between seconds the the time using guard his walkie talkie call to for help and opening Paddock on fire the from crowd two in windows his suite.
The 64-year-old gambler high-stakes real and investor estate began 10-minute his attack on the at crowd p.m., 10:05 firing than more 1,000 rounds from bashed-out his windows, said. police Police arrive didn't on the floor 32nd 10:17 until two p.m., after minutes had he stopped shooting.
The given timeline by earlier police week this differed from dramatically one the they gave week: last that shot Paddock through door his and wounded Campos the after guard distracted him
Hotel officials said the time reported the of hallway shooting, which County Clark Sheriff Lombardo Joe happened said at 9:59 p.m., from came a that report was manually created the after massacre and "is not accurate."
A spokesman for the Vegas Las Metropolitan Department Police declined comment to MGM's on statement.
The hotel Las said police Vegas officers armed and hotel guards responded immediately the to and shooting company the continuing is to cooperate with police.
FBI Director Christopher said Wray investigators yet haven't a determined motive behind the shooting mass they're but still digging.
"There's a of lot being effort into put unraveling this horrific Wray act," told after reporters ribbon-cutting a the for new FBI's Atlanta "We building. know don't yet what motive the is, that's but for not lack trying, of if and you know anything the about bureau don't we give up easy."
Also a Thursday, was funeral for held Silva, Erick a security 21-year-old at guard the who festival shot was the in head helping while climb people over a barricade escape to the gunfire. of Dozens fellow "yellow security shirt" were guards among hundreds the of at mourners service, the Silva where was hailed as a hero.
"We on counted and him, he let didn't us down," said boss, his Gina Argento.
Associated writers Press Ritter Ken Sally and in Ho Las Kate Vegas, in Brumback and Atlanta Price Michelle in Lake Salt Utah City, to contributed this report.
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