A neuropathological examination of Las Vegas Strip gunman’s brain is being conducted at Stanford University. Here’s what it entails and what it could uncover.
Stephen Paddock owned a home in Mesquite, but no one seems to remember him as a true member of the community.
A team of Review-Journal reporters were in Mesquite looking into Stephen Paddock’s past on Friday. They report on what they found during their interviews at businesses and with Mesquite officials.
“Psychopath has become a shorthand term for a sadistic, extraordinarily violent individual,” says UNLV professor who has researched psychopaths for years. “… That’s not Paddock.”
Diazepam, the anti-anxiety medicine prescribed for Las Vegas gunman less than four months before the mass shooting, has a deserved reputation as a Jekyll-and-Hyde drug, calming some and causing others to become more aggressive.
The Las Vegas shooter was prescribed anti-anxiety medication in June. Elaine Wilson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
A Henderson doctor wrote a prescription for the drug diazepam for Stephen Paddock, 64 of Mesquite and he filled it the same day in Reno, according to a state Prescription Monitoring Program record obtained by the Review-Journal.
This compilation of images widely reported in the media show Stephen Paddock and some views inside the Mandalay Bay hotel room following Sunday night’s shooting.
Why Stephen Paddock decided to unleash rapid gunfire into a crowd of more than 22,000 people from his Mandalay Bay corner suite remains the million-dollar question, and the one person who may have answers was halfway around the world in the days following the deadly Route 91 Harvest Festival attack.
The brother of Strip mass killer Stephen Paddock wept Monday morning as he reacted to the news of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.