Can we speculate on LV shooter's motive?

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    I think his old lady dumped him for a real man and left the country. He couldn't take it so he lashed out against the type of people she is now with.

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    It's more probable than a guy just woke up and decided to kill people. A guy like this has to have some dark motive to release this much rage.

    Anything you can openly share that lead you to this, or just a hunch/theory?
     
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    If I remember correctly it has been reported that he has multiple residences as well as two smalls planes registered in his name. It could be that he lost big enough to put himself severely in debt :dunno:.
     
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    This is the possibility that needs to be cleared for the sake of the families and all of America really. Of all vices, I believe that gambling is the worst. It's internally destroying you because so many are sitting on a pot of gold one moment, they next they have lint in their pockets and they tell themselves "why"?!?! Some people might blow through a grand a day with some addiction, big time gamblers blow through that in a minute.

    It's not hard to lose it all. Worse, when you are retired and that's your life savings and you have no way to recoup these losses as you aren't working anymore.
     
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    The guy could be a crazy maniac just like his father

    He may have just suppressed his urges for 64 years
     
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    More likely he felt encouraged by the hateful and violent rhetoric from the left to go out and kill as many conservatives as possible so he figured he could bag a whole bunch at a country music concert. The msm will do everything they can to keep it hidden if that turns out to be the case.
     
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    Ban gambling.
     
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    This one on the surface looks very puzzling.
    Once the demographic of the shooter was revealed, I simply assumed the reason he went off, was he's bitter that he's old, probably doesn't have a retirement plan, health is failing, etc, and jealous that everyone else seems to be having fun.
    However, it looks like he's had a good life, has money, property, maybe a girlfriend, just not the guy you'd expect to go off like this.

    So what is it? A brain tumor? Is actually poor due to losing it all gambling? What makes someone like this turn into an evil bastard that will now be despised for eternity?
     
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    Evidently, he was gambling heavily before the shooting

    But it doesn't seem like the cause ...more like...I'm going to die anyway, might as well shoot the wad
     
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    He brought the guns with him. It wasn't a spontaneous reaction to losing a bunch of money, he intended to do it all along.
     

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