Vegas gunman spent $1.5M in 2 years,

This Oct. 9 2017 image shows a makeshift memorial for victims of a mass shooting in Las Vegas.                        John Locher  AP

This Oct. 9 2017 image shows a makeshift memorial for victims of a mass shooting in Las Vegas. John Locher AP

LAS VEGAS More than 10 months after the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history, police say they are closing their investigation without answering the key question: What drove a gunman to unleash a hail of gunfire that killed 58 people and wounded hundreds more?

"Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said Friday that police determined there was no evidence of a second gunman, though they were not able to determine why Stephen Paddock opened fire on a Las Vegas concert crowd, killing 58 and injuring hundreds more, The Associated Press reported".

Officials said Stephen Paddock fired from his 32nd-floor suite at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino for more than 10 minutes before turning one of his guns on himself.

"In reference to the 2,000 investigated leads, 22,000 hours of video, 252,000 images obtained and approximately 1,000 served legal processes, nothing was found to indicate motive", the report says.

Las Vegas' communications system was blasted for struggling to cope with the October 1 mass murder, which targeted concertgoers attending the Route 91 Harvest country music festival, and also injured hundreds.

Lombardo said the report includes interviews with doctors and people who knew Paddock that indicate the gunman had "diminished mental capacity" prior to the attack.

Las Vegas police on Friday released its final report on the 2017 massacre that took place at a country music festival in downtown Vegas.

Overall, police believe Paddock "acted alone" and got help from no one else.

Investigators said over US$600,000 had been paid to casinos and over US$170,000 was paid to credit card companies. He also said he didn't believe his brother was a violent person or abused drugs or alcohol.

While investigators were unable to determine a motive, they did find "certain indicators of intent shown by Paddock", the report concluded. Paddock's Internet search history showed he had explored open-air concert venues and Las Vegas SWAT tactics.

LVMPD Two chairs pushed together hold firearms in Stephen Paddock's Mandalay Bay hotel room.

Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo spoke at a news conference, today, regarding the October 1 shooting in Las Vegas. They also said they found no note or manifesto in the hotel room, and were left to attempt to determine Paddock's motivation on their own. Investigators have said this before, but among the many guns, power drills, laptops and other items found in the hotel rooms was a handwritten note with distance and bullet drop calculations.

"Eric believed Paddock may have conducted the attack because he had done everything in the world he wanted to do and was bored with everything", the report states.

Lombardo also said the police "have no knowledge" of radicalization of the shooter. Authorities have said that he spent considerable time preparing for the attack, amassing weapons and ammunition, and sought "to thwart the eventual law enforcement investigation" that would follow.

"What we have been able to answer are the questions of who, what, when, where, and how".

"Not knowing is probably the worst part of all of it", Greene said in an interview earlier this year.

Before releasing the report Friday, the Las Vegas police also released waves of documents, video clips and audio files relating to the shooting in response to a lawsuit filed by media organisations.

"And that is the true mark of a sociopath", said Randy Sutton, a retired lieutenant with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

Earlier this year, federal prosecutors brought criminal charges against a man who they say Paddock sold armor-piercing bullets.

Officials have said the attack had no link to global terrorism, but hotel owner MGM Resorts worldwide last month invoked a provision of a federal law enacted after the September 11 terror attacks. He'd begun acting out of character in the lead-up to the shooting, it says.

Lombardo said that with the closure of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's 10-month investigation, no one else will be charged in connection with the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history, including his girlfriend, who was questioned extensively.

Another brother, Bruce, said he hadn't spoken with Paddock for more than 10 years.

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