The Las Vegas shooter has been identified as local resident Stephen Paddock. Las Vegas police said that the gunman, who killed at least 50 people and injured up to 200, was a 64-year-old from Mesquite, Nevada.
He was killed by police after opening fire on the crowd. Las Vegas Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said ‘numerous firearms’ were found in Paddock’s hotel room. A search of his house is due to take place shortly.
Police also confirmed they have located the partner of the gunman: a 62-year-old woman identified as Marilou Danley.