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Police release more records in Las Vegas massacre

Police release more records in  Las Vegas massacre
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LAS VEGAS - Accounts of Las Vegas police collecting bullet fragments and tracing gun purchases are among newly released records from the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

More than 750 pages of documents were distributed Wednesday by Las Vegas police.

This October 2017 file evidence photo released by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Force Investigation Team Report shows the interior of Stephen Paddock s 32nd floor room of the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas after a mass shooting. Accounts of police collecting bullet fragments and tracing the shooter s gun purchases are among newly released records from the Oct. 2017 deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The more than 750 pages of documents distributed Wednesday, March 20, 2019, by Las Vegas police don‚Äôt provide new information about a reason for the carnage that killed 58 people and injured more than 850.  (AP, File / Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department)

However, a motive remains unknown for the carnage that killed 58 people and injured more than 850 in October 2017.

Police have said the 35th batch of material released since May under court order in a public records lawsuit will be the last.

It included transcribed statements by the first officers into a high-rise hotel suite where the gunman sprayed bullets from windows into a concert crowd below before killing himself.
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