UPDATE: Two new bits of evidence lead investigators to question if Vegas shooter acted alone


The investigation into the life and actions of Stephen Paddock continues to head in a direction that presents more questions than answers.

Paddock killed 58 people and injured nearly 500 others on Sunday evening when he used high powered rifles to spray bullets into a crowd of 22,000 people who were attending a country music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada.

One of the biggest mysteries surrounding the massacre is whether Paddock acted alone, or if he had an accomplice in helping him carry out the deadliest mass shooting in the history of the United States.

NBC News is reporting Friday that investigators are trying to determine if another person was in Paddock’s hotel room during the 4 days he stayed at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino.

According to NBC, investigators have come across two bits of evidence that spark new questions.

NBC reports that investigators allegedly found a cellphone charger that does not match any of the cellphones that belonged to the gunman, Stephen Paddock.

The second puzzling piece of information centers on parking garage records.

According to the NBC report, during a period when Paddock’s car left the hotel garage, one of his key cards was used to get into his room.

There are several possible explanations for these anomalies, the investigators say.

They are also examining his finances. IRS records show that Paddock was a successful gambler, earning at least $5 million in 2015. Some of that could be from other investments, but most of it was from gambling, officials say.

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