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Police continue investigation into Las Vegas shooting, FBI launches tip line

On day five of the investigation into Stephen Paddock and the Las Vegas shooting, police say there's virtually no new information on what provoked him. (Craig Fiegener | KSNV)

On day five of the investigation into Stephen Paddock and the Las Vegas shooting, police say there's virtually no new information on what provoked him.

"We do not, still, have a clear motive or reason why," said Undersheriff Kevin McMahill.

Police say Paddock wasn't in financial distress and hadn't amassed any gambling debts.

"He was up," says McMahill, in describing his good fortune at the casinos.

There's also no link to terrorism.

"ISIS has claimed responsibility, which today, I can tell you that we have no known nexus to," McMahill said.

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During Friday's briefing, McMahill gave more information on how SWAT officers were able to locate the shooters 32nd-floor suite.

A Mandalay Bay security officer was dispatched to the floor to check a "door alarm."

The hotel room doors send a wireless alert to security if they're left open beyond a reasonable amount of time.

"He went up there to investigate the open door, and as he was doing his job diligently he came under fire by our suspect," said McMahill.

The guard has been identified as Jesus Campos, and police have described him as a hero.

McMahill says Campos was hit in the leg when Paddock fired as many as 200 rounds thru the door to his hotel suite.

In the search for new clues and information, the FBI says it will begin a media campaign using Las Vegas billboards

Officials are urging anyone with any information, no matter how insignificant they believe the clue may be, to call the FBI, according to Aaron Rouse, FBI special agent in charge of the Las Vegas field office.

The dedicated tip line is 1-800-CALL-FBI.




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