”There was no single or clear motive behind the Paddocks of the world,” the report from the FBI agency called the Behavioral Analysis Unit.
"this report comes as close to understanding why he did it that we can ever get," says Aaron Rouse, in charge of the FBI's Las Vegas office, to the AP.
at about the same tentative conclusions as a report from the Las Vegas police department last year.
the Paddock was a high roller who is believed to have lost more and more money the last few years. This, combined with faltering physical and mental health seem to have done that he come to the conclusion that he would take his own life.
But as the son of the famous bank robber Benjamin Paddock – which in the 60s was on the FBI's top ten list of the country's most hunted criminals – he did not want to disappear unnoticed. Stephen Paddocks ' intent to die in suicide coincided with his longing for a certain degree of notoriety through the world, with many victims,” writes the FBI.
He went extremely methodical approach, planned approach and bought the weapons over a year's time.
the firing from the hotel room at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on October 1, 2017, he met hundreds of people on a countryfestival below. 58 victims died, while nearly 900 were injured by the bullets, and the panic. It makes the event one of the worst masskjutningarna in U.S. history.
the 64-year-old Stephen Paddock was a retired posttjänstarbetare, accountant and real estate investors. Police describe him as a loner without any religious or political beliefs. He began collecting weapons one year before the attack, and spent more than 1.5 million dollars during the two years before the shooting at the same time that he distanced himself from his girlfriend and family.
the surveillance camera shows how the police had to break the door to get into the Paddocks of the rooms on the 32nd floor. When they came in, he had already shot himself.
He left nothing behind that provides an explanation for the massacre.
" He acted alone and committed a heinous act. If he had wanted to leave a message, he would have done it. The conclusion is that he wanted people to get to know the reason, " says Aaron Rouse to the AP.