The Paddock family remain shocked at the actions of Stephen Paddock and have been unable to offer any ideas as to what the motive was. Refused. The FBI official said investigation would be very profound and detailed.
Officers recovered 19 firearms, explosives and ammo from Stephen Paddock's home in Mesquite, Nevada, hours after discovering 23 guns in the Las Vegas hotel room from which he killed at least 59 concertgoers. He was added to the FBI's list of Ten Most Wanted Fugitives and described as "psychopathic'" with suicidal tendencies.
Since he has utilized firearms in previous crimes, has employed violence in attempting to evade arrest and has been diagnosed as being psychopathic, Paddock should be considered extremely risky. Patrick Benjamin Paddock also went by the alias of Benjamin Hoskins Paddock. Nine years later, Patrick was caught in OR, living under yet another name.
Benjamin Hoskins Paddock was born on November 1 1926. On Christmas Eve of 1968 he escaped from a Texas prison, and six months later he robbed a San Francisco bank.
Benjamin Hoskins Paddock was a notorious bank robber who wound up on the Federal Bureau of Investigation most wanted listWho was Benjamin Hoskins Paddock?
The following year, police arrested him, Oregon's Eugene Register-Guard reported at the time.
A 1969 Federal Bureau of Investigation wanted poster shows a balding, sunken-eyed Paddock with the following warning: "Paddock, a diagnosed psychopathic, has carried firearms in commission of bank robberies".
He died years ago, Las Vegas suicide-shooter Stephen Paddock's youngest brother, Eric, told reporters Monday.
From his hotel window on the 32nd floor, the maniac sprayed bullets into crowds at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. "I don't know how he could stoop to this low point, hurting someone else ..." "The FBI said Paddock tried to resist arrest and attempted to run down an agent with his auto", reports a July 28, 1960, article in the Citizen.
CRAZED gunman Stephen Paddock carried out the biggest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.