Las Vegas shooting: Timeline change raises questions about hotel security, police response

WATCH Investigators believe Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock may have been struggling with mental health issues prior to Sunday’s massacre

WATCH Investigators believe Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock may have been struggling with mental health issues prior to Sunday’s massacre

"Then immediately, upon being injured, he notified security", Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said of the hotel guard at a Monday evening briefing.

Paddock, who had installed three cameras to monitor the approach to his suite, opened fire through the door, spraying 200 shots down the hall and wounding the guard, who alerted other security officials, Lombardo said.

Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg said Monday he could not discuss the results of an autopsy done on Stephen Paddock, who police said shot himself dead before officers arrived at the Las Vegas Strip hotel suite from which he rained gunfire on a concert crowd below.

Although Campos had radioed for police to come after the exchange, police officers found him "in the hallway" as they rushed to the shooter's room, Lombardo said.

But the first shots Paddock fired were not aimed at the country music festival far below.

Police officers storming the hotel room of Las Vegas killer Stephen Paddock tripped over dozens of guns as they entered the gunman's lair.

During a brief phone conversation with ABC News, Campos said, "I'm fine.I was just doing my job".

When they got through the door, the officers saw a hotel service cart with wires leading to Paddock's suite and suspected it might have been rigged with explosives; they later discovered Paddock had placed a camera there.

U.S. authorities have received more than 1,000 tips, but are still struggling to determine what motivated Paddock, who did not have a criminal record, to carry out the carefully planned attack.

McMahill defended the hotel and said the encounter that night between Paddock and the security guard and maintenance man disrupted the gunman's plans.

It was not immediately clear why - or even if - Mandalay Bay security told police about Campos' condition and what was happening on the 32nd floor of their resort. It was specialised training that allowed them to act so quickly, Lombardo told CBS' 60 Minutes.

Police released few details about the new timeline and did not respond to questions from the Associated Press, including whether anyone from the hotel called 911 to report the hallway shooting.

Officials, who had previously credited Campos with stopping the assault by pulling his attention away from the concert, are allegedly still looking for an explanation as to why Paddock stopped his assault before ultimately killing himself. One officer, Casey Clarkson, ended up bleeding heavily after getting shrapnel in his neck.

Authorities first interviewed Danley, who was in the Philippines at the time of the shooting, last week.

"Our officers got there as fast as they possibly could and they did what they were trained to do", assistant sheriff Todd Fasulo said.

"It's because this individual purposely hid his actions leading up to this event, and it is hard for us to find the answers to those actions", Lombardo said.

Unsure what they would find inside, the officers blew the door open, setting off the fire alarm. We were trippin' over guns.

Nevada Lt. Governor Mark Hutchison told CNN on Tuesday that there was a lot of information to evaluate, but acknowledged that Paddock did not stop firing because of the guard, Jesus Campos, as was initially assumed.

"I could see on it he had written the distance, the elevation he was on, the drop of what his bullet was gonna be for the crowd", officer Dave Newtown explained.

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