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ThatDonGuy
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October 2nd, 2017 at 7:10:19 AM permalink
Quote: Neutrino

I'm going to buy gun stocks now pre market, I heard usually when mass shootings happen gun sales go up because people are afraid liberals will take away their guns. That translate to usually a huge boost to the gun stocks on the stock market



Quote: terapined

Right wing extremists like Alex Jones will claim this is all a fantasy.


So they probably think this is "fake news," then?
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October 2nd, 2017 at 7:12:06 AM permalink
I was supposed to be at Mandalay Bay this weekend for a VIP poker event. I probably would have went to that concert too if I was there. Im so thankful I didnt go.

Sadly enough, If someone is crazy enough to commit acts like this, they will find a way to do it. For every gun sold legally at the local shop, I guarantee you there are 2 ready to be sold illegally. If people want something , they will find it unless they stop manufacturing them...

Prayers out to the victims and their families. Innocent people looking to have a fun night out only to be carried out in a casket is horrible. They should seriously torture people who commit heinous acts of violence like this... there needs to be serious consequences to these senseless and life altering acts. If people knew they would be tortured every day for years at a time for committing these acts, I am confident people would think long and hard before doing it. In this case, the man was a coward and just killed himself, so, not much could be done.
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October 2nd, 2017 at 7:20:08 AM permalink
Quote: AxelWolf


From listing to the videos and the long rapid fire this does not seem like a normal automatic assault rifle set up.



It's not likely. With a bit of practice, one can "bump fire" by holding the trigger finger and hand stiff and using the off hand to apply forward pressure to the gun. The forward pressure causes contact between the trigger and trigger finger, it fires, the recoil bring the gun back, the trigger resets, and the continued forward pressure fires off another. Repeat until click. Works on any semi auto, provided you can control it. Rifles, shotguns, pistols, you name it.

The fire rate at Mandalay was variable. Variable fire rate weapons do not exist. This was bump fire with a drum mag.*

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October 2nd, 2017 at 7:44:25 AM permalink
Sounded full-auto to me but we'll know for sure soon enough. I don't think he would have had the control necessary to do that much damage with bump-fire. Full-auto firearms are insanely expensively and very hard to get (legally).

If the reports are true that he's a convert to Islam we won't be hearing much more about this story at all after tomorrow. Anyone remember the Pulse nightclub shooting?
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October 2nd, 2017 at 7:47:44 AM permalink
You can find the shooter's address from sources. And you can find out when the house he lived in was bought. It was a new house in Mesquite, built in 2014, sold in January 2015 by the perpetrator. 1372 Babbling Brook Court.

He was not a sex offender. Stories are saying that he used to live in Reno - Source - Reno Gazette Journal.
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October 2nd, 2017 at 7:57:22 AM permalink
Hope and prayers to all.



Quote: GWAE

I hope everyone on here and their friends and family are safe. Does anyone know anyone with plans on going there?

For the first time in six years, I've decided to skip G2E. Otherwise, I would have arrived in Vegas yesterday. I would not have gone to that concert but who knows where I would have been.

But are other WoV members in town? Hope all is well...
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October 2nd, 2017 at 7:59:36 AM permalink
Quote: boymimbo

You can find the shooter's address from sources.

He was not a sex offender. Stories are saying that he used to live in Reno - Source - Reno Gazette Journal.


It's pretty easy to start to speculate about his lifestyle, politics, religion, sexual preferences etc, but to do so is in the realm of presidents and others with an axe to grind. ( not having a go at anyone here )

For now, I suggest that we have the decency and respect to say that we sympathise with the victims and their families and thank you all those involved with resolving this terrible situation.

I'm not even going to jump on the guns/gun control issue. There will be time enough to make judgement on the shooter's motivation and his ability to kill so many so easily.

I do, sincerely wait to see what words of wisdom and consolation your president has to say. If he utters one lie or mentions any personal achievement in his pronouncement, which is due about now, then let him be judged on that. Maybe he will be presidential.

I extend my deepest sympathies to the LV community. I hope none on this forum were affected personally, though, every victim was someone's son/ daughter or loved one.
Take care out there. Spare a thought for the newly poor who were happy in their world just a few days ago, but whose whole way of life just collapsed..
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October 2nd, 2017 at 8:09:30 AM permalink
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I do, sincerely wait to see what words of wisdom and consolation your president has to say.


Ok. I'll be picky and can be slammed as anti-trump. He said very little, which is good, But even in this he managed just a subtle smidgen of nationalism in
Quote: trumpy

�Melania and I are praying for every American . . .

There were British tourists and other nationalities among the victims. fsk them! Let someone else pray for them!

He can't even get this right. Tw*nt!
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October 2nd, 2017 at 8:12:46 AM permalink
Quote: OnceDear

It's pretty easy to start to speculate about his lifestyle, politics, religion, sexual preferences etc, but to do so is in the realm of presidents and others with an axe to grind. ( not having a go at anyone here )

For now, I suggest that we have the decency and respect to say that we sympathise with the victims and their families and thank you all those involved with resolving this terrible situation.

I'm not even going to jump on the guns/gun control issue. There will be time enough to make judgement on the shooter's motivation and his ability to kill so many so easily.

I do, sincerely wait to see what words of wisdom and consolation your president has to say. If he utters one lie or mentions any personal achievement in his pronouncement, which is due about now, then let him be judged on that. Maybe he will be presidential.

I extend my deepest sympathies to the LV community. I hope none on this forum were affected personally, though, every victim was someone's son/ daughter or loved one.



Agreed.

This person's history is easily traceable and there will be thousands of accounts of interactions with the shooter. Of course, the girlfriend and ex-wife/wife will have the most relevant information regarding the guy's mental health and motivation, if it wasn't already recorded in his home. These accounts would likely include casino patrons, dealers, friends, family, co-workers, etc.

His motivations will be known within a couple of days.
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October 2nd, 2017 at 8:16:05 AM permalink
country music concert and not a rap concert huh
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