2 official in the FBI said Wednesday he was surprised

Clues Few and Elusive for Motive of Las Vegas Gunman

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Even the No. 2 official in the FBI said Wednesday he was surprised investigators have not uncovered more about why a man with no obvious criminal record would cause so much bloodshed.

“There all kinds of things that surprise us in each one of these events. That the one canada goose outlet jackets in this one, and we are not there yet,” Canada Goose sale FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said. “We have a lot of work to do.”

Working with what little they know, investigators have zeroed in on a weapon buying binge Paddock canada goose outlet went on one year before canada goose outlet online uk he gunned down 58 people Sunday at a country music festival from a 32nd floor room at the Mandalay Bay casino resort before killing himself.

They wonder if he had some sort of mental break at the time that drove him to official canada goose outlet start canada goose store making plans for mass murder.

They also know he rented an apartment in a Las Vegas high rise over another music festival the weekend before the massacre, though not why.

They know he was a major gambler and are looking at related records, though even in very public canada goose outlet new york city casinos he played the very private game of video poker.

They know he had a plan to survive the shooting and try to escape, though would not say how.

“This individual and this attack didn leave the sort of immediately accessible thumbprints that you find on some mass casualty attacks,” canada goose outlet parka McCabe said. “Putting aside the somewhat dubious claims of responsibility that we cheap Canada Goose see in each one of these instances, we look for actual indicators of affiliation, of motive, of intent, and so far we not there. We don have those sort of indicators.”

Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said at a news conference Wednesday canada goose outlet shop night that Paddock must have had some help along canada goose outlet toronto canada goose factory sale factory the way given his huge arsenal the canada goose outlet canada https://www.rheingoenheim-info.de explosive materials found in his car, and his meticulous plan, goose outlet canada but they don know who that might be.

Some who thought they knew him intimately could provide no canada goose outlet online help.

“He never said anything to me or took any action that I was aware of that I understood in any way to be a warning that something horrible like this was going to happen,” Marilou Danley, 62, said in a statement read by her lawyer outside FBI headquarters in Los Angeles.

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Danley returned Tuesday from the Philippines, where Paddock had sent her before the attack, and was being interviewed by the FBI.

Analyzing Paddock computer, cellphone and other electronic devices, Investigators have found no obvious ideological motive, no clear connection to extremists or activist groups or outward display of mental illness. Investigators are trying to cheap canada goose trace that money.

Danley, who was overseas for more than two weeks, said she was initially pleased when she was wired money from Paddock to buy a house for her family in the Philippines. But she later feared it was a way to break canada goose uk black friday up with her.

She said she loved Paddock as a “kind, caring, quiet man” and hoped they would have a future together.

The previous weekend, Paddock had rented a high rise condo in a building that overlooked the Life is Beautiful alternative music festival featuring Chance the Rapper, Muse, Lorde and Blink 182, said Lombardo, who offered no other details about what led Paddock there.

On Sept. 28, the 64 year old high stakes gambler and real estate investor checked into Mandalay Bay and specifically requested an upper floor room with a view of the Route 91 Harvest music festival, according to a person who has seen hotel records turned over to investigators.

The room, which goes for $590 a night, was Canada Goose Outlet given to Paddock for free because he was a good customer who wagered tens of thousands Canada Goose online of dollars each time he visited the casino, the person said.