"Assuming she had no role in his actions, the most important thing is any light she can shed on Paddock's motive", said one official, who spoke about the investigation on condition of anonymity.
Mr Steve Sisolak, Clark County Commission chairman from Las Vegas, praised the police for their quick response and commended the outpouring of support from the community: More than 25,000 people have donated to a fund-raising effort for victims and people have been waiting eight hours in line to donate blood, he said.
The first shots were fired at 10:05 p.m., Lombardo said at a Wednesday evening press update.
The cameras Paddock set up at the Mandalay Bay hotel casino were part of his extensive preparations that included stockpiling nearly two dozen guns in his room before opening fire on the concert below.
"Paddock rented a room at the Ogden hotel in downtown Las Vegas, ' Sheriff Lombardo said".
He took his own life before police stormed his room, where they found as many as 23 guns, bringing the total death toll to 59.
Lombardo also said none of the cameras Paddock put up in the hotel room where he unleashed gunfire onto a concert crowd were recording.
"(The casinos) know whether he lost money because he never would have gambled for a second without putting the card in", Eric Paddock said.
But in the immediate aftermath of the shooting, that unity was difficult to find.
Friends and neighbours have described Ms Danley as a warm and chatty person who has lived and travelled around the world. "Like all Filipinos abroad, I was excited to go home and see family and friends". "We have no one in custody".
"I know she has to be devastated about what has happened", Dionne Waltrip said, adding that the family, which now lives in Arkansas, has been receiving death threats after her father was erroneously identified online as the shooter.
Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Connecticut, has become a leading voice in the movement to prevent gun violence since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that left 28 people (20 of them young children) dead in his home state.
"ISIS in recent months has made a number of demonstrably false claims for attacks and incidents that had no jihadi terror nexus", Paul Cruickshank from the U.S. -based Combating Terrorism Center said. The biggest gamblers - often known as whales - can get such perks as chartered planes, butlers and free lodging at a $35,000-a-night villa. Here's a look at what some of those comments, including ones from San Diego's congressional leaders Scott Peters and Susan Davis. He avoided braggadocio as he heaped praise on the first responders, medical staff, and concertgoers who are battling injuries or who helped others in the critical moments. "He probably had steel nerves and was a difficult person to move emotionally".
He only sought medical attention when ordered to leave by the police, Lombardo claimed.
Delivering televised remarks, Trump tried to offer consolation and called for unity - an act that has become a grim rite of passage for modern US presidents.
Trump, in a 2000 book, said that he supported a prohibition on assault weapons and a "slightly longer waiting period to purchase a gun".