Las Vegas Strip Shooting

Las Vegas police now say there was no 6-minute gap between first shots, concert massacre

Las Vegas police now say there was no 6-minute gap between first shots, concert massacre

Las Vegas police said Friday that the gunman who opened fire on a country-music festival far below his hotel suite did not shoot a security guard six minutes before that rampage, contradicting a timeline that they had offered earlier this week.

The change marked the latest shift in the official narrative of what happened before and during the massacre, during which Stephen Paddock fired from his high-rise suite in the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, killing 58 people and injuring hundreds more.

Joseph Lombardo, the Las Vegas sheriff, also said Friday that the number of injuries related to the Oct. 1 massacre had increased, rising to 546. Of that number, he said, 45 were...

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