Nevada Sheriff Says Las Vegas Shooting Was Inevitable
According to Nevada Sheriff Joe Lombardo, the mass shooting that took place in Las Vegas could not have been prevented.
Lombardo said on Monday:
“This individual was described as a lone wolf. I don’t know how it could have been prevented.”
“We didn’t have any prior knowledge to this individual. It wasn’t evident that he had weapons in his room.”
He added: “We have determined that there have been employees going to and from this room and nothing nefarious was noticed.”
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According to the FBI, the gunman had no connection to an international terrorist group. Thr gunman, identified as Stephen Paddock, was found dead in his hotel room following the shooting.
At least 58 people have died and hundreds more were injured after Paddock opened fire at a country music festival in Las Vegas.