Hotel Overlooking Lollapalooza Summary

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To begin with, the article “Las Vegas shooter booked hotel overlooking Lollapalooza, seen with mystery woman”, written by Morgan Winsor and Julia Jacobo gives an overview of the horrific events that took place in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Route 91 Harvest Music festival earlier this month. During the festival, suspect Stephen Paddock, 64, had a hotel room at Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino, which overlooked the festival. In his hotel room police found at least 23 guns, extreme amounts of ammunition, and hidden cameras to detect police trying to arrest him. The guns in question were used to kill at least 59 people, through broken windows in his suite, including Stephen Paddock who committed suicide. As this horrific event has just occurred not all the facts have been gathered and police have an active investigation into this event to determine his motivation to commit this heinous act.…show more content…
The people mentioned in this article, such as Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo and Marilou Danley (Stephen Paddock’s girlfriend), feel shocked that anything like this could even happen, as do I and most of America. Marilou Danley described her boyfriend to be, “a kind, caring man” (Winsor and Jacobo 2017), she believed him to be incapable of hatred and hurting people. I believe that this event will change security measures at hotels and will cause people to be extremely diligent in crowds and sceptical of people’s motives. Also, I believe that no matter how many regulations the government puts on guns, criminals will find away around them and use these weapons for harmful activities. When this investigation is over I hope that the government will enforce laws more proactively and help bring closer to the families involved in this tragic

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