How the Las Vegas Gunman Planned a Massacre, in 7 Days of Video | NYT - Visual Investigations

  • Published on Mar 22, 2018
  • Using exclusive surveillance footage obtained from MGM Resorts, we pieced together the last days of Stephen Paddock, the Las Vegas gunman. He plays video poker, laughs with hotel staff and hauls bag after bag of weapons into his suite.
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  • The New York Times
    The New York Times  Year ago +2489

    In October, we pieced together 30 videos to understand how the Las Vegas Massacre unfolded:

    • eswyatt
      eswyatt 4 days ago

      Shame on you New York Times for giving this angry loser the coverage he sought, and encouraging more angry losers to follow his example!

    • EWE!
      EWE! 9 days ago

      @appropriately spartan We all know that NYT is Commie Red Journalism.

    • EWE!
      EWE! 9 days ago

      @2bRealist Why was there no record of bullet holes,or ricochets?

  • Mr. Nice Man
    Mr. Nice Man 13 hours ago +1

    I bet aliens are behind this, if not, why would he do this, right?

  • Matowix
    Matowix 18 hours ago

    He hated life

  • t shark
    t shark 20 hours ago
    Heres some good info whole channel is good. Check it out

  • Heather Mefford
    Heather Mefford 23 hours ago

    *Still no motive?*

  • Chris Redig
    Chris Redig 23 hours ago

    He was giving good tips

  • Pyro Z
    Pyro Z Day ago

    No one likes discussing a stranger’s baggage.

  • Fuk Disshit
    Fuk Disshit Day ago

    Fake BS. No bullets impacting ANYTHING on ANY video

  • Tiffany Cusic
    Tiffany Cusic Day ago +1

    Definitely was a government attack to keep Americans in fear!

  • Wojtek Kawa
    Wojtek Kawa Day ago


  • Tony King
    Tony King Day ago +1

    I was shocked when numerous people that i knew, brought more than 40 steel cylinders tanks of nitrous right into MGM. Most got them in and only a few were confiscated.

  • Jeremy James
    Jeremy James Day ago


  • عفيف موقع الاحمد

    sad part is, the victims will never know what they really died for

  • Dave T
    Dave T Day ago +1

    23 guns??? Dude didn't want to stop to reload his mags. Or he could have taken 7 rifles with 3 mags each. Who knows. I don't think we'll ever understand why he did this.

  • Cytotoxic Cells
    Cytotoxic Cells Day ago +1

    Controversial thought. Maybe this dude was straight up bored and tired of life and literally wanted to go out with a bang and cause a raucous.

    • Kyle Lurz
      Kyle Lurz 18 hours ago

      Cytotoxic Cells that’s exactly what he did

  • Jovani Medel Morales

    He old af

  • Zoe Zhang
    Zoe Zhang 2 days ago

    How many suitcases did he have to buy in advance?

  • dae_v
    dae_v 2 days ago

    eating a fat juicy steak after work and i get to watch a mansion burn, glorious

  • Kent Trenholm
    Kent Trenholm 2 days ago +1

    yea he had to have help from some one in a high power place of standing to help make sure he was able to do what he wanted to do

  • S C
    S C 3 days ago

    Same as others 21 bags and no one questions, 21!!!!!

    JAILBREAK 21 3 days ago +1

    Jeez how wealthy was this man.

  • Joshypooo
    Joshypooo 3 days ago

    So they arent looking at footage to trace where hes getting the bags

  • Kayla Schulz
    Kayla Schulz 3 days ago

    Unless the security guards were involved in it

  • Kayla Schulz
    Kayla Schulz 3 days ago

    It's like the whole tell let him do this

  • Kayla Schulz
    Kayla Schulz 3 days ago

    How could you not see that as suspicious

    • Tony King
      Tony King Day ago

      Maybe because different people work different shifts. They weren't piecing together video of his actions from multiple nights. Also he was a known regular and had casino hosts. Tipped people large amounts especially the bell hops that carried the luggage. He played high limit slots. A casinos favorite type of looser.

  • Kill Me
    Kill Me 3 days ago +1

    From where he shot the bullets wouldn't have hit the people in the concert. It's clear that he wasn't the shooter

  • Pin Cushion
    Pin Cushion 3 days ago

    All then bags and he didn't even blow the place up. He could of done top maximum carnage

  • Malurek
    Malurek 3 days ago

    mind control is real

  • D.W. Cereghin
    D.W. Cereghin 4 days ago +3

    and I'm the King of England.

  • Roby harb Mosaad
    Roby harb Mosaad 4 days ago

    How didn’t the scanner scan his bag and the gun?

    • HarryRacer18
      HarryRacer18 3 days ago

      What scanner? It’s a freaking hotel. This isn’t North Korea.

  • Allen Burazz
    Allen Burazz 4 days ago

    Man white people are the poison to this World.

  • eswyatt
    eswyatt 4 days ago

    Scummy New York Times, giving this guy exactly what he wanted!

  • U cant stop me punk ass copbitch

    Grand Theft Auto in real life looks scary

  • HanchoPOW
    HanchoPOW 4 days ago

    This is so odd . How many guns can 1 man shoot at one time ? This is a setup done on a arms dealer

  • Ronnie Jay
    Ronnie Jay 4 days ago

    Only in Nevada would there be a store that sells guns and guitars.

  • Aidan Convery
    Aidan Convery 5 days ago +2

    A surveillance ring? What's that supposed to mean?

  • Aidan Convery
    Aidan Convery 5 days ago

    Enough luggage for a 2 year stay.

  • Den M
    Den M 5 days ago +2

    I honestly don't think he acted alone

    • Den M
      Den M 2 days ago

      Yea you're right,, there's a term in to the military that's called "talking fire " firing automatic machine guns back and fourth and that's what it sounds like

    • zokie
      zokie 2 days ago

      absolutely mate, people that were at the concert are positive that there were multiple

  • Den M
    Den M 5 days ago +3

    Wouldn't the maid or cleaning staff get suspicious seeing all this duffle bags in the suite not to mention security camera footage or even the bell boy?

    • HarryRacer18
      HarryRacer18 3 days ago +1

      People check in and out carry luggage all the time in hotels it happens all day everyday.

    • Immortal Fiend
      Immortal Fiend 4 days ago +1

      Dude people check in every minute at that hotel. no one cares if you bring in 15 bags over 3 days no one would notice. Also no one watches the security footage that closely.

  • Gunjan Wadhwa
    Gunjan Wadhwa 5 days ago

    India has checking of all the luggage through the X Ray machines in all the big 5 star properties after the terrorist attacks..I hope something like this comes up at more public places

  • Kevin De Bruyne
    Kevin De Bruyne 5 days ago

    oh noo good thing he was just mentally ill and definitely not a terrorist

  • Mr Cheeze
    Mr Cheeze 5 days ago

    The guy talking sounds like Daithi De Nogla

  • MarcusTv
    MarcusTv 5 days ago

    How do you even prevent a shooting when there are no warning signs? This is the scariest one of all

    EET FUK 5 days ago +2

    I’ve worked at enough hotels to know that bringing guests up in the back service elevators IS Unusual

  • Anthony Scantinini
    Anthony Scantinini 5 days ago +4

    the motive is known. he's a psychopath.

  • scott- o
    scott- o 5 days ago

    At least the props are better. They've come a long way since the Mannlicher Carcano.

  • Seal
    Seal 5 days ago

    Makes me sick in the stomach, hardly a random act of quick emotions. He must have planned well in advance, I wonder what his motive was...

    • Kill Me
      Kill Me 3 days ago

      It might've not even been him. People said the heard gunshots in the crowd it happened. Plus, where he shot, it's hard to believe that the bullets would hit the people especially with the wind

  • David A. Torres
    David A. Torres 5 days ago


  • Shuggle
    Shuggle 5 days ago +2

    My friend was at that concert he posted everything on his Snapchat that night

  • luis anaya
    luis anaya 6 days ago

    how bout the fact that he was buddy buddy with the pilot whos airplane exploded mid air in yorba linda

  • ZIK Eco
    ZIK Eco 6 days ago

    Life IS beautiful... except for humans

  • lol lol
    lol lol 6 days ago

    Hmmm? Feel like this was a setup from the feds?

    • Vinnie
      Vinnie 3 days ago

      lol lol Go to therapy.

  • Gilbens Exavier
    Gilbens Exavier 6 days ago

    Look I see LeBron

  • erick monroy
    erick monroy 6 days ago +4

    This is all a setup from the government

      KEMET SOUNDZ 6 days ago +2

      erick monroy fr bro I said the same thing

  • Daryl Hodson
    Daryl Hodson 7 days ago

    He was a patsy...

  • Alex Ferreira
    Alex Ferreira 7 days ago

    That hotel’s pool is really nice btw

  • Arizona
    Arizona 7 days ago

    Gunman? More like gunMEN. Even the police who entered the building confirmed there were two shooters, which in itself proves it was a setup when compared to the official story. One man can't can't sound like two.

  • Lovesickblues Lovesickblues

    Bet He loses a lot of money and for sure he’s a sadboi

  • عبدالله العتيبي

    I wonder why no one call him a terrorist

  • whynottalklikeapirat
    whynottalklikeapirat 7 days ago +1

    He would make a great project leader

  • titus titus
    titus titus 8 days ago

    That is a photo of my uncle Dudley.

  • titus titus
    titus titus 8 days ago +2

    If you repeat a lie it becomes the truth. All it is is a gun grab.

  • joonas Ayadi
    joonas Ayadi 8 days ago

    Why is he called a gunman and not a terrorist

  • Boringblobking
    Boringblobking 8 days ago

    people need to stop disliking videos on negative topics, ofcourse u dont support the shooting but its the channel you are supporting here for bringing u news

  • GamingWith Emptyaden

    What everybody thought was fireworks fireworks can not fire that fast

  • GamingWith Emptyaden

    This is dumb hotel staff who brings in 21 suitcases just for 1 person especially for a week

    • jd123
      jd123 8 days ago

      according to the video its not unusual

  • Tomas Nofziger
    Tomas Nofziger 8 days ago +4

    Wow, the FBI sure got out of this one unscathed. Two shooters, maybe three. Oppps!

  • J Rods
    J Rods 8 days ago

    Why is the narrator an Irishman? Other than the fact that Irish people are the best.

  • call me mr Tom Reagan
    call me mr Tom Reagan 9 days ago +1

    Job well done ✅ !!!!

  • Ephraim Mkandawire
    Ephraim Mkandawire 9 days ago

    Video description is wrong, the man wasn't a gunman, he is a terrorist. end of story. Humanising his crime and behaviour prior to committing heinous crimes isnt fair. He is a terrorist - period

  • ———BANDIT ———

    Wonder what would’ve happened if the swat team breached the doors earlier

  • Jayson Barjarat
    Jayson Barjarat 9 days ago +1

    I believe this guy was a pasty for another false flag event..

  • Tom Bender
    Tom Bender 9 days ago

    He Father. ..his Final act. .His Father study...FBI Felon. .Bad News. .

  • Mighty Me
    Mighty Me 9 days ago

    Why is TVclip recommending this to me

  • 할수있다할수있다

    I just seriously wonder why american government STILL dont regulate gun possession....

  • allenfig18
    allenfig18 10 days ago

    This man had hella money

  • Tommy Reynolds
    Tommy Reynolds 10 days ago

    What kind of country is this where you can buy an assault rifle like a bag of chips

  • Robert Dess
    Robert Dess 10 days ago

    People didn’t notice all the bags because people mind their own business.

  • Godzilla 2004
    Godzilla 2004 11 days ago

    If only there was a simple bag check

  • Bee Shaw
    Bee Shaw 11 days ago

    If you believe this BS I have pyramids for sale in Egypt

  • Angelina
    Angelina 11 days ago +6

    I live in Las Vegas, my school was 2 miles away from the shooting, so I didn’t go to school for 4 days

  • Keepit Real
    Keepit Real 11 days ago

    What’s up with all these sick insecure white guys killing a whole bunch of innocent people?

  • David Blake
    David Blake 11 days ago


  • Zal Moxis
    Zal Moxis 11 days ago +1

    Another psyop hoax perpetrated upon the dopes to infinity....

  • beesting_yang
    beesting_yang 11 days ago

    This has to be government problems that we citizens don’t know of.

  • MakiVerem12345
    MakiVerem12345 11 days ago +4

    Ladies and gentlemen, the #1 country on Earth 😂

    • MakiVerem12345
      MakiVerem12345 10 days ago

      @Kyle Schneider I was simply laughing at how ridiculous it is to say that the U.S is the #1 country. It is laughable how easily you can buy automatic rifles and commit mass murder (according to gunviolencearchive 156 already happened THIS year). And yet all you get is thoughts and prayers.

    • Kyle Schneider
      Kyle Schneider 10 days ago

      ‘,いくよう my apologies than

    • ‘,いくよう
      ‘,いくよう 10 days ago

      @Kyle Schneider i was talking to the man who made the comment sry for misleading u

    • Kyle Schneider
      Kyle Schneider 10 days ago

      ‘,いくよう he’s making a joke about America by being sarcastic and saying “number one country” with a laughing emoji. I find it disrespectful to be making jokes about something as serious as 58 desd people.

    • Kyle Schneider
      Kyle Schneider 10 days ago

      ‘,いくよう he’s making a joke about America by being sarcastic and saying “number one country” with a laughing emoji. I find it disrespectful to be making jokes about something as serious as 58 desd people.

  • Pat
    Pat 11 days ago

    I thought I stepped away from conspiracy theories a while back but this one sucked me back in. If I had to take guess I would say it's either a man with lots of hate/ demons or they set him up to do this so they could take away our guns. Well good luck taken them from Americans. Where not like any other nation this Earth has seen. It'll be like taking a bone away from a dog , a big badass dog!! 👊

  • Golden Glove
    Golden Glove 11 days ago

    total crystal meth behavior.

  • TheMasterKiller2013
    TheMasterKiller2013 11 days ago

    What's interesting about this was that my 8th grade English teacher was visiting America for a holiday and stopped at Las Vegas. she was in one of the side rooms that wasn't broken into.

  • VT FAN
    VT FAN 12 days ago

    His girl friend was from the Philippines

  • David Nightingale
    David Nightingale 12 days ago

    His motive? Because he could.

  • Common Skrublord
    Common Skrublord 12 days ago

    Here after the Darwin shooting

  • Muhammad Ilyas
    Muhammad Ilyas 12 days ago

    Ofcourse he was not terrorist but lonely depressed wolf

  • Ale G
    Ale G 12 days ago

    Insanity in its purest form

  • Bill Wilson
    Bill Wilson 12 days ago +1

    My best guess is he was a firearm salesman and was at the hotel to show firearms to members of the US muslim brotherhood/CAIR and they brought the ammo. Lots of Saudis in town the night of the shooting, a whole hotel full. Witnesses to shooting from ground level and at other locations. Hard to believe this old man did all that shooting by himself...

  • Raging Rob
    Raging Rob 12 days ago

    False flag

  • VGM offical
    VGM offical 12 days ago

    maybe he didnt like country music

  • Tyson Gilbert
    Tyson Gilbert 12 days ago

    I think that's all faulty marine reporting about a Tommy gun hidden under some Vegas Floorboard when I recall surviving the end of the Frontier in Portland and this stuff bloodrocuting, stuff that was *Well Documented* and staged due to a lack of *Cross Verification* #CrossVerification

  • scosco781
    scosco781 12 days ago

    I heard ppl say shooting came from 2 directions and possibly a helicopter

  • acajudi100
    acajudi100 12 days ago

    If security had only checked his room, when he left, with the do not disturb signs on the doors. Bringing in all that luggage, should have been investigated.