Accused Mass Killer had Alaska Tie

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) The accused mass killer of 50 people in Las Vegas was a pilot who held an Alaska hunting license.

    Stephen Paddock, 64, was a retiree, who lived in Mesquite, Nevada, about 80 miles from Las Vegas. He had no prior criminal history according to Las Vegas police. Paddock opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on a crowd of 22,000 people Sunday night who were attending an outdoor country music concert.

    His brother Eric Paddock of Orlando said he had no clue this was about to happen, "He had a couple of guns but there were all legal handguns, maybe one long gun, but he had them in a safe. He had no machine guns, I moved his house, there were no machine guns." He said if authorities can find out where his brother got the machine guns, they could learn more about the motivation behind the shootings. Authorities said they found a cache of weapons inside the man's home. 

     

     

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