Narrative Essay On Underdogs Shooting

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LAS VEGAS SHOOTING : HOW IT HAPPENED "Then two rows in front of me a woman goes down and a man yells that she’s bleeding and people duck down," Compton said. "And I’m just standing there." Compton 's friend yelled at her: Get down! But she didn’t immediately understand what was happening. "Even three or four minutes into it, I was still thinking, ‘This can’t be happening. Not here, '" she said. It was happening: A mass shooting that would turn out to be the deadliest in the modern U.S. history. And she was standing in the middle of it. At least 58 people were killed and 489 others were injured when a gunman opened fire at a country music festival in Las Vegas. Along with Compton, an estimated 22,000 attendees were having the time of their lives as the massive Route 91 event. As with so many of these …show more content…

Authorities say the 64-year-old gunman, Stephen Paddock, shot at the victims from the 32nd floor perch. Authorities said that Paddock checked into the Madala Bay Resort and Casino on Thursday, a day before the event at a crowd attending a music festival below.. Paddock brought with him “in excess of 10 suitcases,” according to police. The cases held at least 23 weapons, many of them rifles ranging in size from .308 to .223 caliber, along with two tripods including a camera he positioned in the peephole of the door. When police entered his hotel room, they discovered Paddock had shot himself. A motive has not yet been determined Marilou Danley, girlfriend of the mass shooter is in the crosshairs of the investigation but claims that she had no idea that Paddock was going to do this. She is not under arrest or doesn’t face any criminal charges as of now. From the Eiffel Tower to the entertainment capital of the world mourners honored the victims by going for a candle light vigil. The lights were switched off at Eiffel Tower to mourn the loss. A candle light vigil was attended by mourners at Las Vegas Boulevard. *This is a developing story. Data from : USA

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