Las Vegas shooter had cameras, possibly to watch for police, sheriff says
Stephen Paddock, the gunman who killed 58 people and wounded more than 500 from a Las Vegas Strip hotel, had cameras inside his room and in a food cart outside his room, Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said Tuesday.
When asked by CBS News' Norah O'Donnell, Lombardo said he was not aware of any transmission.
"I anticipate he was looking for anybody coming to take him into custody," Lombardo said.
Lombardo said the FBI took all digital and electronic evidence into custody.
Crime scene photos show a room service cart outside the room, covered with a white cloth and plates.
Video footage obtained by CBS News on Tuesday showed where Las Vegas police officers breached Paddock's hotel room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. Authorities said they found 23 guns in the Mandalay Bay hotel suite Paddock used, and 19 more at Paddock's home about 80 miles away in Mesquite, Nevada.
In front of the gun in the footage is a bullet-riddled door removed from the frame and resting on its side behind crisscrossing crime scene tape.
A Las Vegas SWAT team stormed Paddock's room Sunday night and found the gunman dead inside.
Debris, an exit sign and a room's "do not disturb" sign littered the floor outside the room on the 32nd floor of the hotel on the Vegas Strip. A room service cart was parked outside a neighboring room.
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