On Monday’s episode of “The Glenn Beck Radio Program,” Glenn discussed some of the unanswered questions that remain following the mass shooting that occurred on the Las Vegas Strip last October.
According to new documents, Stephen Paddock’s girlfriend may have played a larger roll in the shooting than initially thought. Newly released court documents revealed this is due to fingerprints being found on some of the ammo used to massacre concertgoers.
According to a recent report in the New York Times, Paddock’s girlfriend, Marilou Danley, “told investigators she occasionally helped Mr. Paddock load magazines. The F.B.I. said there was no evidence that she knew of his plans or had been deceptive, but it cautioned soon after the shootings that she was still the ‘subject of intensive review.’”
Today, Glenn and his panel discussed the link to ISIS, the sudden disappearance of the Jesus Campos, the security guard who was shot by the gunman, and whether or not the hotel fumbled security measures.
Watch the discussion above and read more about the story here.
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This is a rush transcript and may contain errors.
GLENN: It’s been three and a half months since the worst mass shooting in modern American history. The shooter killed 58 people and wounded more than 500 others, and we still have no clue why he did it.
Why hasn’t a flood of information hit the public by now? In this day and age, when leaks to the media drop almost daily, and yet we still haven’t even seen security camera footage of the shooter inside the hotel. The only thing law enforcement seems sure of is that they can’t seem to nail down an accurate timeline for the attack. This is bar-none one of the strangest investigations in modern history.
New court documents were unsealed on Friday, and – rather than clearing anything up – we’re all left more confused than ever. The motive is still a mystery, and much of that has to do with the elaborate steps the shooter took to keep everything secret. The FBI said that the shooter planned the attack quote, “meticulously and took many methodical steps to avoid detection of his plot AND TO THWART THE EVENTUAL LAW ENFORCEMENT INVESTIGATION THAT WOULD FOLLOW.”
Now why would he do that? The shooter used multiple email accounts to plan the attack, and not one but three cell phones were found in his hotel room. One of those phones was so well protected that the FBI never figured out how to unlock it. If there was no motive for this attack, if it was just a deranged man with gambling debt, who was he talking to via multiple email accounts and secret burner phones?
After this new dump of information, the explanation we’ve been given so far doesn’t fit the profile. Assassins that do these types of attacks never worry about the follow up investigation. To the contrary, they want their motives known. This suggests the shooter was protecting someone. Was it his girlfriend? The court documents revealed for the first time that she actually helped the gunman load some of his magazines. She also deleted her Facebook page right after the attack.
Did she know this attack was going to happen? Who else was involved? These answers may lie within that locked cell phone. Will we ever learn the truth?