Las Vegas killer placed cameras in hotel

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Authorities still looking for a motive for Las Vegas shooting suspect Stephen Paddock are speaking with Paddock's girlfriend, Marilou Danley, for more information.

Police say at least 58 people were killed and more than 500 were hurt Sunday night when Stephen Paddock rained gunfire on concertgoers in Las Vegas, the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history.

She added that "it never occurred to me in any way whatsoever that he was planning violence against anyone".

"I hope someone finds out (and) figures it out, because we'd like to know", he said. "This poor lady, she was in the Philippines visiting family", the acquaintance said according to the newspaper. Neighbor Susan Page told the newspaper Paddock and Danley were "closet people" and that she "never saw them".

She said he told her two weeks ago he had a "cheap ticket" for her to travel to the Philippines, which she gratefully accepted but felt the "unexpected trip home and the money was a way of breaking up".

Gunfire rings out in the footage as panic and confusion took hold when Stephen Paddock fired shots from a room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel casino on the Las Vegas Strip down upon the Route Harvest Festival on Monday night.

Where was Marilou Danley the night of the shooting? She was accompanied by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Los Angeles, where the Las Vegas Police planned to question her, the CNN quoted law enforcement source, as saying.

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Earlier this week, Ms Danley's nephew Jordan Knights told 9NEWS he had met Paddock on a recent trip to the U.S. to visit his aunt.

A total of 59 people are confirmed dead and more than 500 injured.

Media reports said Danley was born in the Philippines, although the Philippine foreign department and Suarez said they could not confirm that. "I didn't even know he knew about guns", Mr Knights said. Authorities had been trying to track down Paddock's girlfriend since the attack happened and found out she had been visiting family in the Philippines.

She said she was devastated by the carnage and she would cooperate with authorities as they struggle to get inside Paddock's mind.

Lombardo says investigators are unaware of any video transmission and says it's believed the cameras were being used to check for officers.

The family said that they have been receiving death threats due to their connection to Marilou.