Expect A Rise In Gun Sales After Deadly Shooting In Las Vegas
The deadly shooting in Las Vegas could prompt another surge in gun sales — just like other mass shootings before it.LEARN MORE
But, as of early Tuesday, authorities hadn't disclosed many details about the weapons the gunman used during the attack.
Police found dozens of guns in the Las Vegas shooter's hotel room and home.
But many of the details surrounding those weapons are still unknown.
"We have recovered 23 firearms at Mandalay Bay and 19 firearms at his home in Mesquite," Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Assistant Sheriff Todd Fasulo told reporters.
As of early Tuesday, authorities hadn't disclosed the specific type of weapons the gunman used during the attack. The shooting left 59 people dead and more than 500 others injured.
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Sheriff Joseph Lombardo told reporters the rifles police uncovered range in caliber from .223 to .308, and some were equipped with scopes.
After listening to recordings taken during Sunday night's shooting, some experts say the gunman could have used a fully automatic weapon or a semiautomatic weapon that was modified to increase its firing speed.
At least two gun stores confirmed to the media they sold guns to the shooter after he passed all necessary background checks. It's unclear if those guns were used during Sunday night's attack.
According to the National Rifle Association, in the state of Nevada, you don't need a permit to purchase or possess a rifle, shotgun or handgun.
And you can legally purchase or possess a machine gun, which is a fully automatic weapon — so long as it's legally registered and possessed in compliance with all federal laws and regulations.
Police say they still haven't determined a motive for the attack.
The actor was accused of paying $15,000 to the mastermind of the illegal scheme to increase her daughter's SAT scores.
John Turscak told agents he attacked Chauvin on Black Friday — the day after Thanksgiving — as a symbolic action for the Black Lives Matter movement.
Police identified the officers as Sergeant Michael Abbate and Trooper Alberto Felix.
Several African leaders noted their continent's rainforests helped gobble up excess carbon dioxide in the air from other countries.
Fire officials said a security guard who tried to stop the person was burned on his wrist and leg as well.
Three students, all age 20, have been attending colleges in the eastern U.S., and were out for a walk when a man approached them and shot them.