Mind of a killer: FBI questions Vegas gunman's girlfriend

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  • NeilT Clearfield, UT
    Oct. 6, 2017 6:37 a.m.

    How could someone have a stockpile of weapons and someone living with them not know about it? I am not anti-gun or for gun control. The question I have is where do we draw the line? I can think of four reasons to own firearms. You hunt, protection, recreational shooting and one can be a collector. All legitimate. The concern I have is when people assemble a mass arsenal. The only reason to assemble a mass arsenal is you plan on either waging war or doing exactly what the Vegas shooter did. You don't need ten thousands rounds of ammo to stop a home invasion or burglar. You don't twenty or more high powered rifles to deer hunt. I don't think I am being unreasonable. We are not allowed to own hand grenades, explosives, anti-tank missiles or any other military weaponry for a reason.

  • LOU Montana Pueblo, CO
    Oct. 5, 2017 10:36 a.m.

    Egyptian origins; Is it so impossible to believe a white wealthy man could commit such a crime?

    Dylann Roof ,16 hours on the run, the admitted mass murderer complained to cops arresting him in Shelby, N.C., that he was hungry, so police got him food from the nearby Burger King. Tell me they would have done the same for a person of color.

    Now why would he get preferred treatment?

  • EDM Castle Valley, Utah
    Oct. 4, 2017 11:07 p.m.

    Did our game plan work? I mean, the plan to arm citizens in order to be protected by them. - That plan - has it worked?

    No. The opposite - it has worked against us. No good citizen sniper from the crowd of 22 thousand or from any other place was able to protect us.

    It’s time to concede defeat. There is no rationale for trying to live a life without gun control.

  • HSTucker Holladay, UT
    Oct. 4, 2017 10:46 p.m.

    Though the cases are quite different, this case reminds me a little of the BTK Killer. He had an outwardly normal life, job, husband, father, deacon in his church. And yet, for years, he harbored dark obsessions and committed repeated assaults and murders. A secret double life, for years, perhaps decades.

    Makes you wonder just what we will find out about Paddock.

  • Egyptian origins Salt Lake City, UT
    Oct. 4, 2017 10:48 a.m.

    I'm getting flashbacks of the Kennedy assassination with the Las Vegas shooting by a "lone gunman". The initial interviews of those who knew the accused shooter, say that it was out of character for him. He was a model citizen who had been a Federal employee with the Post Office and the IRS. Yet the official report says that he had a stockpile of weapons in the Hotel room and in his garage, though only the gun shops claim he had only bought a few guns from them. Then there is the police scanners that reported that there was a shooter on the "ground", a shooter on the "2nd Floor", and a third shooter above the 32nd Floor, where the officially accused was staying. Now after the initial interviews people are emerging claiming that he was abusive to his wife and they are questioning his wife. The facts have me concerned with what the official report is.