Police Change Vegas Shooting Story Again

By Carey Wedler

Earlier this week, police investigating the Las Vegas shooting made headlines when they changed the official timeline of events in the deadly massacre on October 1.

They had initially reported that gunman Stephen Paddock shot Mandalay Bay security guard Jesus Campos after he fired into the crowd at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. Campos was credited with stopping the attack. This week, the Los Angeles Times further summarized the original timeline:

In a timeline released last week, investigators said Paddock had stopped firing at the concert across the street at 10:15 p.m., and the first police officers arrived on the floor at 10:17 p.m. and encountered the wounded Campos at 10:18 p.m., who directed the officers to Paddock’s suite.

This summary came from a report released Monday of this week when the official story first changed. This week, Clark County Sheriff  Joe Lombardo announced Paddock had fired on Campos at 9:59 pm, a full six minutes before the attack began — not after he stopped shooting into the crowd. This created new questions as to why Paddock stopped firing on concertgoers considering it apparently was not a result of Campos diverting his attention.

Now, just days later, police have again changed their timeline, clarifying that Paddock did not actually shoot Campos six minutes before the rampage began. The Chicago Tribune reports that amid claims from the MGM Hotel Group that contradict the second timeline offered Monday, authorities altered their sequence of events.

The Tribune noted that “new questions surrounding the shooting have centered on the law enforcement response and the timeline, which had been changed multiple times and challenged by MGM Resorts International, the Mandalay Bay’s owner.”

The outlet explained further:

Lombardo had said on Monday that Campos, the guard, was shot at 9:59 p.m. and that the mass shooting began at 10:05 p.m., lasting for 10 minutes. This six-minute gap relayed by Lombardo left uncertain whether there was any lag in alerting police to the source of the gunfire during critical moments. Police said they arrived on the 32nd floor at 10:17 p.m., after Paddock had stopped firing.

MGM, though, said it was ‘confident’ that the 9:59 p.m. time was inaccurate and ‘was derived from a Mandalay Bay report manually created after the fact without the benefit of information we now have.’ The company also disputed the suggestion of a lag and said the mass shooting began within a minute of Campos being shot on the 32nd floor.

According to a statement from MGM:

We know that shots were being fired at the festival lot at the same time as, or within 40 seconds after, the time Jesus Campos first reported that shots were fired over the radio.

The Tribune summarized Lombardo’s most recent explanation:

Upon investigation, [Lombardo] said, police learned that Campos first encountered a barricaded door on the 32nd floor at 9:59 p.m., and that he was fired upon by Paddock ‘in close proximity to’ 10:05 p.m., when police say the mass shooting began.

‘He attempted to relay that information via his radio and it was confirmed because he also relayed that information via his cell phone,’ Lombardo said. ‘So the timeline associated to both of those sources have been verified.’

The sheriff did not specify when police were informed of the security guard’s report.

Earlier in the week, Lombardo expressed frustration at questions over the changing timeline. “Nobody’s trying to be nefarious, nobody’s trying to hide anything, and what we want to do is draw the most accurate picture we can,” he said Wednesday.

Daniel Oates, who served as police chief of Aurora, Colorado, when James Holmes opened fire on a movie theater in 2012, defended police’s changing story. “I see this as being ridiculously hard on the people who are trying to get information out, get the totality of that story,” he said. “This stuff takes time.” The Tribune reported that experts “cautioned that it can take time for even basic information about what occurred during events like the one in Las Vegas to come together” (though, in that article, the outlet did not identify specific experts beyond Oates).

Either way, the jumbled timeline continues to draw questions and skepticism, exacerbated further by reports at the end of this week that Campos ‘disappeared’ shortly before he was scheduled to appear at a press conference on Thursday. The report is circulating mostly in right-wing corners of the news media; it was reported by Fox News and has been re-reported by several other right-leaning outlets. The general story appears to have been confirmed by ABC journalist Stephanie Wash, who tweeted Thursday evening: “Media scrum tonight as we learn security officer shot in Vegas attack, Jesus Campos’ whereabouts are unknown.”

“Jesus Campos was set to do 5 intvs tonight per union president, but they’ve lost contact. ‘We were in a room & we came out & he was gone,’” she also tweeted.

An independent journalist reported on Twitter that Campos’ family is under a gag order; however, that remains unconfirmed.

Despite an influx of criticism and claims of cover-ups, Lombardo insists they are simply doing their best to relay information to the public and gather information and suggested the timeline could continue to change.

“There is no conspiracy between the FBI, between LVMPD and the MGM,” he said this week. “Nobody is attempting to hide anything in reference to this investigation. The dynamics and the size of this investigation requires us to go through voluminous amounts of information in order to draw an accurate picture.”

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18 Comments on "Police Change Vegas Shooting Story Again"

  1. Thanks for another story full of disinformation, ActingPost! The Lost Vegas Hoax that never was. My fellow brothers and sisters in America, it’s really time to collectively wake up. It’s time for a peaceful revolution. We are being lied to by the mainstream, 2ionist-owned media, and we are now being disinformed by the the gatekeeping alternative media. We have been, and are being, lied to. Our country has been economically, politically and militarily taken over (by you know who!), and we are now witnessing the subversion of America. Who else is awake to this fact?

    • quick! look out your window! There’s a Jew scaling your wall using all four claws. (P.O.S., real people died in Vegas)

    • well to say that this reporter is being a gatekeeper seems a little bit of a stretch all I’ve read fro mt he article seems to be what is reported by MSM she is just putting it all together is a nice slice of pie, now don’t get me wrong we are being lied to every day afternoon and night but the pressititues who parrot the government line, they are no longer reporters but only repeaters. Since they passed the law where it’s legal to propagandize against US citizens well… need I say more?

      • Repeal of The Smith Mundt Act now allows government made news (propaganda) to be used on the American people.
        Legal lying. We are not getting news any longer. It’s conditioning by deceit.

    • Las Vegas was a completely staged fake hoax event in which nobody died..

    • “It’s time for a peaceful revolution.”

      It’s time for a peaceful evolution.

      We do not want to revolve to come back around to this world of dung any longer. We need to evolve, meaning we need to go straight forward & upward in our aspirations. A revolution only serves going in circles.

  2. Las Vegas was a completely staged fake hoax event in which nobody died.

  3. Just posted this on another similar article.

    Not only google but it’s subordinate company Youtube.com . Both sites
    have been ruined by psychopaths and their need to control others. Money
    is where it is folks.Farcebook, Twit, and others are in on this as the
    same gazillionaires that own the media ( 90% hostile to liberty ) feed
    money to these and other useful idiots to help corral the rest of us
    like a Judas sheep at a slaughter house.
    We can ” Demonitize ” THEIR site.
    we can quit feeding the beast and it’s parasites ( Like the Propaganda
    media ) the laughable bastards will die. Where there is no host to suck
    dry the the parasites that feed off of the groups of producers have to
    die off. It’s nature after all.
    Over sized and over reached Gov and their fascist Corporations exist in four hidden dynasties.
    Politics, Finance, Education, and Religion. Not one of these areas have producers but only takers.
    your forced to make a living off of the backs of producers you have to
    stay out of the lime light for eventually they will become awakened to
    your deception, tax schemes, false money, and farming mechanisms and
    begin to look for ways to get rid of you.
    Right now, overzealous
    controllers are a 10 pound tumor on the backs of the producers and the
    tumor is getting the cream of the crop and providing nothing with the
    exception of more promised growth. Have you noticed all of the expensive
    new vehicles and equipment present at parades and demonstrations? They
    are 95% Government and the majority is paramilitary police state items.
    Add it up on your own?
    The Deep State is similar to that tumor. When
    it understands you are taking steps to be rid of it, you are
    immediately subjected to temper tantrums, false flags, fear and
    intimidation tactics, and socialist screaming bloody murder..
    Shoe fits ? Wear it where I can admire them at eye level when your hanging from a lamp post.
    Who will be the ORKIN to rid us of this pest? YOU ! ME! all of us.

    • Societies, when broken down to their simplest form, are producers and parasites.
      As you have indicated, americans are walking around with a five pound tick attached to their abdomen trying to act like nothing is wrong.

  4. Daniel Oates, “This stuff takes time.” Yes, it does take time to get the story straight to properly cover up crime. Does misteer Oates allow criminal suspects under his arrest to get their story together? Maybe give the arrestee, three or four chances to make sure their statement is hashed out so it does not incriminate them?

  5. The fabric of this cover-up stretches soooo thin it barely obscures the inability of the American public to avoid it.


  7. FBI = Fully Behind Israel. CIA = Comprehensive Israeli Activity. Let’s all just face reality. Follow the money trail… right to the FED currency counterfeiting op. (((Who))) owns that? Is there anything they can’t buy? Is there anything preventing or limiting an amount of money they want to print? We better put a stop to this before everything ends up burning by “cloudless storms” as is happening in n.CA.

    • They 2ionists control both sides of the US congress, our military’s foreign policy, our federal reserve and economy, our courts, our media and our entertainment. But if you question it, or show support for others, you are labeled anti semitic?? Oh, ok.
      We need to stop fighting wars for greater i$rael.

      • we ain’t gonna do no stopping whatsoever as long as the nation allows (((counterfeiters))) to continue on, unfettered. Did you ever watch “Back to the Future II”? If so, you understand what I am talking about.

  8. Jesus saw the room was your typical suite and nothing was amiss. The police(?) had to shoot the guy to keep him quite. He has disappeared and will never be seen again , unless his doppelganger is promoted to publicly speak.

  9. I’m hearing Maxwell Smart, “wwwwould you believe…”

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