Stephen Paddock

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Stephen Paddock
Born
Stephen Craig Paddock

(1953-04-09)April 9, 1953
Clinton, Iowa, U.S.
DiedOctober 1, 2017(2017-10-01) (aged 64)
Cause of deathSuicide by self-inflicted gunshot
OccupationAccountant, real estate investor
Known forPerpetrator of the 2017 Las Vegas shooting
Parent(s)Benjamin Paddock
Details
DateOctober 1, 2017
10:05 – 10:15 p.m.
Location(s)Las Vegas Strip, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.
Target(s)Route 91 Harvest music festival audience
Killed59 (including himself)
Injured851[1]

Stephen Craig Paddock (April 9, 1953 – October 1, 2017) was an American mass murderer.

Situated in the Mandalay Bay resort Paddock killed 58 and injured 489 people during a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada on October 1, 2017. After being discovered by the police he committed suicide by shooting himself.

He was born in Clinton, Iowa and grew up in Tucson, Arizona and Sun Valley, Los Angeles. He lived in Mesquite, Nevada, and was a retired accountant.

His father Benjamin Hoskins Paddock (1926-1998) was a bank robber.

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  1. Torres-Cortez, Ricardo (January 19, 2018). "Sheriff: Person of interest part of Strip shooting probe; Paddock had child porn". Las Vegas Sun. Archived from the original on January 19, 2018. Retrieved January 19, 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)