Dramatic body-cam footage shows police rushing to hotel as gunshots ring out


Police release body cam footage of Las Vegas shooting

Officials provide an update on the investigation.

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department on Tuesday released body-cam footage from officers responding to the mass shooting Sunday night at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

At the start of the footage, a police officer was heard yelling at the crowd, “Go that way!” multiple times as he tried to direct the rush of people away from the gunfire.

Undersheriff Kevin C. McMahill said at press conference that officers were trying to figure out the source and location of the gunshots.

Throughout the footage, the rapid fire of gunshots can be hears and police could be seen taking cover behind concrete structures.

McMahill said one of the officers got shot.The next video was blurred by a yellow reflective vest on the officer wearing the camera.

McMahill said this officer was standing over a woman, but her condition was unclear.The video ended with officers trying to get concertgoers out of the venue. 

In the video, the lead officer told his unit to stay down, and then the footage picked up with officers hunkered down by a patrol vehicle outside the venue.

McMahill said one of the officers got shot.The next video was blurred by a yellow reflective vest on the officer wearing the camera.

McMahill said this officer was standing over a woman, but her condition was unclear.The video ended with officers trying to get concertgoers out of the venue. 

Stephen Paddock, 64, fired down from his hotel room on the 32nd floor of the hotel onto a country music concert. Authorities said 58 people were killed and over 500 injured. 

 


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