What a Strange Shooting

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    As of now the story goes as follows

    Paddock really started buying weapons about a year ago.

    He obtained relatively difficult materials to get.

    No motive

    No known social media accounts

    He examined more than one target.

    How did he learn his technique which worked exceptionally well?

    No police record to speak of at any level of government.

    How do his actions mimic a sleeper agent so perfectly?
     
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    It is indeed getting interesting.
    The early statement by the FBI said they believed he got help from someone along the lines. More than likely they will find out who.
    Renting hotels in multiple venues looking for the right target? This is not someone just "losing it". This guy has been planning this for a looong time.
     
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    I doubt we will ever find out why
     
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    Are you sure he was actually looking for the right target with those visits? He was a high roller millionaire who had a lot of time to kill. But I agree it seems there was planning involved.
     
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    It’s absolutely terrifying that we don’t know anything. Maybe that was his intention
     
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    Who knows...but the hotels he booked all had large outdoor concerts by them on the dates he booked them...at least from what I read earlier today
     
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    If the guy wanted us to know his motive....he would have left a note

    It may have been his intent to drive us nuts wondering about his motive
     
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    His ability to mimic a sleeper agent is really strange
     
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    Lots of people, especially older folks don't do much if any social media. My social media is for the most part limited to this message board and a couple of fishing forums. Someone with a clean record can easily plot and carry out and evil and diabolical plan and stay under the radar if he so chooses to do so.
     
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    All the while the budget is being talked about in Congress this week and everyone is watching the LVS over and over and no one is caring about the budget. Maybe the man didn't kill anyone and it was hired mercenaries.

    All for the good of the country.
     

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