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Former Colleague: Texas Church Shooter Bought Animals On Craigslist For ‘Target Practice’

Texas church shooter Devin Kelley allegedly purchased animals on Craigslist just to murder them. Kelley’s former Air Force colleague Jessika Edwards told CNN she supervised the killer for two years, from 2010 to 2012. Edwards revealed that Kelley told her he used dogs for “target practice.”

The former colleague told CNN that Kelley began sending her the bizarre Facebook messages in 2014. She said she couldn’t tell for sure if Kelley was making sick jokes or telling the truth, but it creeped her out enough to stop talking to him.

While Edwards and Kelley were still enlisted in the Air Force, Edwards said Kelley was obsessed with mass murder.

“He would make jokes about wanting to kill somebody,” Edwards told CNN. “And we would say, ‘wait, that’s not funny.'”

When Kelley was disciplined for poor performance, Edwards recalled telling her bosses to “back off or he would shoot the place up.”
Kelley had “problem

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9 Things We Know About Devin Patrick Kelley, The Shooter In The Texas Church Massacre

On Sunday, 26 people were killed and around 20 others were injured after a mass shooting unfolded inside a church sanctuary in rural Sunderland Springs, Texas. The shooting at the First Baptist Church started not long after Sunday morning service began at 11 a.m. It’s the deadliest massacre inside a place of worship in American history, according to the Daily Beast. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott called it the largest mass shooting” in the state’s history. And, possibly the most disturbing statistic: Two of America’s five deadliest mass shootings in modern history have occurred in the last 35 days, CNN reports. The victims range in age from 5 to 72 years old, a regional director with the Texas Department of Public Safety has stated. Here is what we know about the man behind it so far.

1. The gunman, who has been identified as Devin Patrick Kelley, 26, showed up to the church

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Court Deposition Reveals Details Of Vegas Shooter’s Life Before The Massacre

A 97-page deposition obtained by CNN reveals details about the life of Stephen Paddock, the murderer behind the deadliest mass shooting in American history. In the documents, Paddock is revealed to have been a high-stakes gambler with a paranoiac and miserly streak.

The document comes by way of a 2013 deposition pertaining to a civil lawsuit against the Cosmopolitan Hotel, where he slipped and fell on a walkway in 2011. It may be the most comprehensive collection of information available on Paddock.

The deposition reveals that Paddock had no known mental health issues but had been perscribed Valium for “anxiousness.”

“He’s like on retainer, I call it, I guess,” Paddock had said of the doctor who perscribed him the drugs. “It means I pay a fee yearly … I have good access to him.”

Paddock was also revealed to be somewhat of a drifter, living largely at hotel casinos, where he lived for

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Las Vegas Shooter Booked Hotel Overlooking Lollapalooza Two Months Ago

Two months ago, the gunman behind Sunday’s horrific mass shooting in Las Vegas, booked a room at a Chicago hotel that overlooked the venue for Lollapalooza. A police official confirmed Thursday that Stephen Paddock, 64, booked a room at the Blackstone Hotel the same week the annual music festival was held. His room would have overlooked the the main stage of the fest, where hundreds of thousands gathered to watch live music performances.

However, the official said there was no evidence that Paddock ever came to Chicago that weekend, according to the Associated Press. The booking of the hotel room was first reported by TMZ. They revealed that the shooter booked two rooms of the Blackstone Hotel. Paddock requested both rooms be a “view room” facing Grant Park, where Lollapalooza was held, according to TMZ.  

According to NBC Chicago, Paddock booked yet another hotel room overlooked yet another

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Vegas Shooter Had An Escape Plan, Explosives And 1600 Rounds Of Ammunition In His Car

Police believe that the Las Vegas shooter, who killed at least 58 people and injured over 500 in Sunday night’s shooting spree, organized an escape route. Stephen Paddock, 64, shot rapid fire at country music festival attendees from a smashed out window on the 32nd floor of a hotel.

Now, Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo believes Paddock thought he could have escaped after committing the worst mass shooting in modern American history, according to the Business Insider.

“Did you see any evidence that he planned to survive this, or try to escape?” a reporter asked Lombardo during a press conference on Wednesday.

“Yes,” Lombardo replied, not yet revealing details of what what a possible escape plan could have entailed. “He was doing everything possible to see how he could escape at this point.”  

Lombardo referenced the cameras Paddock set up in his hotel suite and in the hallway of the hotel.

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Distressing Police Audio Details Hunt For Las Vegas Shooter

Dramatic police radio dispatches from the Las Vegas shooting massacre have been released.

“We can’t worry about more victims,” one officer said in an audio clip. “We have to stop the shooter before he has more victims.”

In another clip, the SWAT team inside the Mandalay Bay hotel talks to a dispatcher about locating the gunman. Stephen Paddock, 64, was shooting rapid fire at country music festival attendees from a smashed out window on the 32nd floor of the hotel. At least 59 people were killed and over 500 injured in what is now proclaimed the deadliest mass shooting in American history.

“Just advising, there are people down on stage left,” police told dispatchers early on in the shooting, according to National Public Radio. “Shots fired from Mandalay Bay. There’s many people down stage left.”

In another audio clip, the SWAT team can be heard discussing with a dispatcher how they were

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Man Mistaken For Las Vegas Shooter Speaks Out On Photo Of Him Being Shared Across Internet

A man falsely accused of being the Las Vegas shooter responsible for killing 59 people and injuring over 500 spoke out Tuesday.

False information flooded online in the hours after Sunday night’s mass shooting, with users posting photos and information about people with the same name as the shooter. A Canadian man, Stephen Paddock, had just set up an Instagram account and was wrongly identified as the shooter by a 4chan user. He told a local New Brunswick outlet he woke up Monday morning and was shocked to find so many people had shared his photo and commented on his account.

“I was taken back,” Paddock said in an interview with The Daily Gleaner, New York Post reports. “People I don’t even know are sharing my picture.”

One instagram user commented, “This isn’t him guys. Chill, this guy is from Canada… leave

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New Details Emerge About The Las Vegas Shooter’s Plan As Girlfriend Returns To The US

Marilou Danley, the Las Vegas gunman’s girlfriend, arrived in Los Angeles on a flight from Manila Tuesday night. According to the Associated Press, she was met by FBI agents at the airport.

Danley is from the Philippines but she also has citizenship in Australia.

Philippines immigration spokeswoman Antonette Mangrobang said Wednesday that Danley was in the country at the time at the shooting, and had been since September 25. On Sunday, Danley’s boyfriend, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, committed the deadliest shooting in American history, killing at least 59 people and injuring over 500 at a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip. The victims were shot from a smashed out window of a 32nd floor room of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

The Clark County Sheriff has called Danley a “person of interest.” Police are hoping she can give insight into her boyfriend’s motive behind the shooting. Meanwhile, details

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The Las Vegas Shooter Had 23 Guns During The Attack – Here Are All The Details We Know About Him So Far

On Sunday night, at least 59 people were killed and 527 injured on the Las Vegas Strip when a gunman shot at concert-goers from a 32nd floor room of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

The crowd had gathered to watch country musician Jason Aldean perform, part of a three-day festival. It is the deadliest shooting in American history, to date.

The shooter, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock from Mesquite, Nevada was found dead in his hotel room.

People reports that 23 weapons were discovered in his hotel room, most of which were military-style rifles. At least one of those rifles had been modified with a“bump stock” style device, which allows for rapid fire without a technical conversion to a fully automatic gun. That device alters the gun’s stock so that the shooter can pull the trigger faster. Other weapons found in Paddock’s possession were converted to fully automatic. Four

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Football Party Mass Shooter Was Bragging About His Gun At Bar Moments Before Attack

Newly-released police documents have provided new details in the Plano, Texas mass murder investigation. Earlier this month, 32-year-old Spencer Hight shot nine people, including his ex-wife, at a football viewing party at her home. Eight of the nine died. Hight was shot and killed by police when they arrived on the scene.

The victims were Hight’s ex-wife Meredith Hight, 27, Anthony Michael Cross, 33, Olivia Nicole Deffner, 24, James Richard Dunlop, 29, Darryl William Hawkins, 22, Rion Christopher Morgan, 31, Myah Sade Bass, 28, and Caleb Seth Edwards, 25. The sole survivor, Carly Shockey, was shot in the jaw.

According to search warrant affidavits obtained by Fox4 News, Spencer stopped at a bar just three blocks away from the home that he and Meredith once shared. An affidavit from a bartender at Local Public House indicates that she saw him carrying weapons.

She told police, she “observed the suspect with a

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