Judge unseals search warrants in mass shooting in Las Vegas

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Among the revelations in the affidavits are discussions about mystery email exchanges that occurred two months prior to the attack, which investigators believed may have been related to shooting at the Las Vegas music festival in October, where 58 people were killed and hundreds of others were injured. Instead, they demonstrate how authorities continue to seek answers to many questions surrounding Paddock's actions and motive.

"We have a huge selection in the las vegas area", the message read.

Paddock's girlfriend, Marilou Danley, plays a central role in the court documents.

In the court documents, which detail some of the early days of the investigation, 64-year-old gunman Stephen Paddock is described as spending significant time amassing his weapons and stockpiling ammunition while also seeking "to thwart the eventual law enforcement investigation" into the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history.

Prosecutors didn't oppose Friday's request from media organizations including The Associated Press to release affidavits filed to get search warrants. Investigators were only able to search one but could not unlock the others. They found the same in his hotel room, along with three cell phones, one of which was locked and could not be accessed, the documents said.

The girlfriend of the gunman behind the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history told authorities they would probably find her fingerprints on bullets because she sometimes helped him load ammunition magazines.

But investigators said the use of bump stocks on the night of the shooting allowed Paddock to fire rifles nearly as though they were automatic weapons.

The document says Danley also provided a DNA sample to authorities.

Documents posted online by the Review-Journal showed that Federal Bureau of Investigation agents sought information from Microsoft and Facebook regarding accounts held by Paddock and Ms Danley.

Investigators found no evidence that Paddock had help carrying out the attack.

Police found 23 guns in Paddock's hotel room after the horrific shooting, as well as 19 firearms and thousands of rounds of ammunition found at his home.

The Los Angeles Times reported that investigators are not sure why Paddock would send emails between accounts he controlled, or whether one was controlled by another person, which would mean, "investigators need to determine who was communicating with him about weapons that were used in the attack", one of the warrants said.

The newspaper also said investigators identified an email inbox belonging to Paddock that contained a message from a Gmail account officials believe was related to Paddock's preparations for the attack.

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